About QR codes on Twitter

QR codes are machine-readable codes that store URLs. When scanned through Twitter, the codes allow people to quickly find and follow each other.

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How do I find my Twitter QR code?

  1. In the top menu, tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the QR code icon  in the bottom right-hand corner.

How do I find my Twitter QR code?

  1. In the top menu, you will either see a navigation menu icon  or your profile icon. Tap whichever icon you have.
  2. Tap QR Code.
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How do I share my Twitter QR code?

  1. In the top menu, tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the QR code icon  in the bottom right-hand corner.
  3. Tap the share icon 
  4. Make your selection to Save photo, Tweet photo, or Share via.

How do I share my Twitter QR code?

  1. In the top menu, you will either see a navigation menu icon  or your profile icon. Tap whichever icon you have.
  2. Tap QR Code
  3. Tap the share icon 
  4. Make your selection to Save or Share via.
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How do I scan a QR code?

  1. In the top menu, tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the QR code icon  in the bottom right-hand corner.

How do I scan a QR code?

There are 2 ways to access the scanner from the Twitter for Android app:

  1. From the navigation menu icon  or your profile icon, tap QR code. This will bring up the scanner. 
  2. From your profile page: Tap the overflow icon  and then tap QR Code. Tap QR scanner.

Note: Scanning a Twitter QR code will bring up the account’s profile, while scanning an external QR code will open a website or app.

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How do I upload a QR code from my device’s photo library?

  1. In the top menu, tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the QR code icon  in the bottom right-hand corner.
  3. Swipe left and tap the photo icon  in the top right-hand corner.
  4. Select the saved QR code from your device’s photo library.

How do I upload a QR code from my device’s photo library?

  1. From the navigation menu icon  or your profile icon, tap QR code. 
  2. Tap QR scanner.
  3. Tap the camera icon 
  4. Select the saved QR code from your device’s photo library.

What does an “invalid code” mean?

Only QR codes with links beginning with http:// or https:// can be scanned successfully. If you see an error message for a Twitter QR code, the code may no longer be valid if the account has changed their username.

Will my QR code change if I make updates to my Twitter profile?

If you change your profile image, the profile image displayed on the QR code will change. Any previous QR codes with the previous image will still be valid.

Changing your username however, will change the QR code completely and your previous code will be invalid.

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