Scan QR code

Opens the QR code scanner feature built into iOS and opens any URLs that are found.

Actions Used

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Get URLs from Input
Returns any links found in the output from the previous action.
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Open URLs
Opens URLs passed into the action in Safari (or the corresponding app if it’s a deep link).
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Scan QR/Bar Code
Scans a QR code or bar code using the camera, and returns the text/URL that is found.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Scan%20QR%20code
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Scan%20QR%20code
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Scan QR code” end tell

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