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New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-28-2011
My Device: Bold 9780

Scan Bar Code

May I know how to scan a bar code when I want to download apps? What app should I activate to start scanning?

Developer
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎12-07-2009
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Scan Bar Code

Blackberry App world application has an option for Scanning Barcodes to download apps from the App Store.

 

New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-28-2011
My Device: Bold 9780

Re: Scan Bar Code

I know but how to scan bar code from phone? Scan from? Camera?

Developer
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎12-07-2009
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Scan Bar Code

Yes.. Point your camera at the barcode image to scan it.

New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-28-2011
My Device: Bold 9780

Re: Scan Bar Code

I tried pointing the camera at the bar code. Then should I snap it? or what should I do? Because nothing happens. I'm really blur at this but curious how it works.

Developer
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎12-07-2009
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Scan Bar Code

Nothing to snap or click, just pointing your camera at the bar code for a couple of seconds should do the trick.

New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-28-2011
My Device: Bold 9780

Re: Scan Bar Code

There will be a pop up to request to download?
Developer
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎12-07-2009
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Scan Bar Code

No popups. Directly opens up the app description page on app world.

btw.. where are you trying to scan the barcode from?

New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-28-2011
My Device: Bold 9780

Re: Scan Bar Code

Was trying from apps world webpage, then crackberry.com. But it doesn't work Smiley Sad
Developer
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎12-07-2009
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Scan Bar Code

Is this how you doing it

1) u have the barcode image on you PC screen and

2) you open blackberry app world on you handset

3) Select options -> Scan a barcode.

4) Camera starts and you point your handset screen towards the barcode image on the PC monitor

 What happens next???

Remember the barcode image shud be aligned properly for the camera to decode the barcode.