What is a QR code?

Simply put, we can say that the QR code is the natural evolution of the barcode. Its name derives from "Quick Response Code", due to the speed at which they can be scanned. This code allows for easy access to different information through a mobile device.

What are QR codes useful for?

They are as useful as all the different types of content they can offer. In fact, in recent years, this type of code is becoming more widely accepted among all kinds of people. It's logical since with just one scan you can access a variety of different information and even facilitate certain tasks such as connecting to a Wi-Fi network. A QR code can help you improve the service or product you offer, interact with your customers and promote your business, among other things.

How many types of QR codes are there?

Many. There are as many types of the different kinds of content that may be associated with them. At Square QR, we offer you a tool to create a wide variety of them: Wi-Fi, website, vCard, PDF, images, videos, apps, and menus. And all in the simplest way. Create yours here

How do you read a QR code?

There are several factors that influence whether a person or potential customer can read a QR code, but without a doubt the most important factor is that the individual who wants to scan the code needs to have a mobile phone. Nowadays, there are many mobile devices that can read QR codes with the camera itself, by simply pointing the camera at the code to scan it. If this doesn't work, you may need to download an application designed to read QR codes. But don't worry! There are several apps that do just this.

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

The biggest difference between the two is that the dynamic QR code can be edited even after being printed, and the static one cannot. Therefore, the dynamic QR code allows us to change both the function and the content at any time and as many times as we want. Another big difference is that dynamic QR codes allow you to collect statistics on the scans made in order to get as much information as possible. At Square QR we offer both solutions.

Can a static QR code be converted to a dynamic one or vice versa?

No, due to the technical differences between each of the codes.

How can I generate my own QR code?

There are different platforms and tools to create your own QR, but none like Square QR. With Square QR you not only let you create custom QR codes, but you can also manage and edit your code, and make analytical monitoring them. You can even A/B test your codes.


How can I generate my own QR code?

There are different platforms and tools to create your own QR, but none like Square QR. With Square QR you not only let you create custom QR codes, but you can also manage and edit your code, and make analytical monitoring them. You can even A/B test your codes.


How can I design my own QR code?

With our QR code creator, anyone can create their own.


Can I customise the text of the QR?

Yes. As long as the maximum number of characters is respected. Create a QR code with text inside here.


Can I change the size of my QR logo?

Yes, you can change the size of your logo in the branding tab. If you choose the biggest option make sure to test your QR code first before you print it. It should always work, but you never can be sure enough!

Can I check that my QR code is working correctly?

Yes. We recommend that you always scan the QR code preview with your mobile device to check that it's working.

What data is collected in dynamic QR scans?

You will be able to know the number of total scans, the number of scans per operating system, the location and the number of unique scans.


How do I print my QR code?

Once you have downloaded your QR code in the desired format, you can print it from your computer. Hit the "print" button. Always make sure to test your QR code before printing it to avoid any mishaps.