FAQ

Created on 14 July, 2022 | 1,133 views | 4 minutes read


What are the benefits of using an account?

By creating an account, you can collect all your created QR-codes in one place; see the statistics of scans of each code; delete QR-codes; change the content of QR-codes without changing the code itself; change the type of QR-code; use ALL QR-codes without advertising, in case of buying a subscription.


How to get invoice for company documentation?

Please, fill Personal info in the account and after payment, you will get the invoice with company data. Also, you will be able to download it in the account if you make changes after payment.


Will I lose the original free QR after subscribing to paid subscription?

No, your original QR will remain, but it is necessary to have them in the account. If the code is not in the account, please contact us and send the code and the account's email.


If my subscription expires and I pay again will my data still be there?

Yes, if you pay to the same account then your data will still be there.


What graphic formats do the generated QR codes support?

You can download them in high-resolution JPG format. To download in PNG, SVG, or even EPS, account signup is required. Please take note that if you require the QR Code image in EPS format, we only offer them in black and white without any designs.


How to read/scan QR code?

If you’re using an iOS device, just open the camera app and hold it over a QR Code until a notification pops up. Same for Android or other mobile devices, except that if nothing happened, you may want to check your settings and see if QR Code scanning is enabled. Otherwise, search for a reliable QR Code reader in your app store, most of them are free!


Can QR code be scanned without an app?

Yes! For most iOS and Android users, a QR Code scanner is already built into the native camera app. Simply open the camera app and hold it over any Codes until a notification pops up. You don't even have to press any button to scan the Codes.


What is the minimum size of a QR code?

If you are printing on small to medium-sized merchandise (ex: business cards or flyers), your Codes should be at least 2 x 2 cm (around 0.8 x 0.8 in).


Is it possible to create different QR codes for the same content?

Yes. Even if all input data and the chosen error correction level (ECC) are identical, there are various graphical representations of a legible and valid QR code with the same content.

 

QR code with company logo / image / branding?

Many users are asking if we can embed an image or a slogan into a QR code. And yes, it is possible to customize a QR code with a logo, lettering, picture or some company color schema.


Do QR codes have to be black and white?

No. Most important is a good contrast between the light and dark modules / pixels.


What is a QR code?

QR code stands for Quick Response Code and is barcode type that was invented by Denso Wave in 1994.


Can I use the generated QR Codes for commercial purposes?

Yes, all QR codes you created with this QR generator are free and can be used for whatever you want.


Are the created QR codes expiring?

They do not expire and will work forever! QR Codes created with QR Codemakers are static and do not stop working after a certain time.


Is there a scan limit for the QR codes?

There is no limit and the created QR code will work forever. Scan it is many times as you wish!


Does QR Codemakers work in all browsers?

QR Codemakers needs a modern HTML5 capable browser and is officially supporting Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge and Internet Explorer 11.


What is the difference between a static and dynamic QR code?

With a dynamic QR code you can track data and you can edit your content at any time to a new content with the same category, this saves you time and money on printing. With a static QR the user will go direct to your embedded data i.e., URL and text, however data cannot be tracked and you are unable to edit your URL. For marketing, Dynamic QR codes are more useful as you can track the following pertinent scan statistics: the number of scans, the time when the user scanned, the location of the scan (city/country) and the device type of the user (iPhone/Android).


Which colors should I avoid using in QR codes?

Light colors, such as yellow and pastel colors are not good for scanning, so, it is best to use darker colors and a white background.


Can I switch from a static to a dynamic QR code?

No, once you select and make a static QR we cannot change it to a Dynamic QR code. Static and dynamic QR codes are two different QR code types.


My QR code is not working, what can I do?

There are many reasons why a QR code is not working correctly. First check your entered data. Sometimes there are little typos in your URL that break your QR code. Make sure that there is enough contrast between the background and foreground of the QR code. The foreground should always be darker than the background.


Can a QR code have multiple links?

Yes, you can store multiple links in a single QR code.


What is a Vcard QR code?

A Vcard QR code is a type of QR code that people place on their business cards, so when people scan, they have in one click all your information saved to their phone. You can also share a Vcard to your email and edit the data of your Vcard using a dynamic QR code.

Updated on 1 May, 2023