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  1. piet174

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    Sometimes when I try to login in a network/WiFi I receive a QR code on my smartphone. Is it possible to read a QR code on my smartphone and if yes how should I do it?
     

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    There's an app for that. Don't recall its name.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Google Goggles can read codes from an image. There's plenty of QR apps on Play, can't recommend any particular one though. Wechat can read QRs.
     
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    I was thinking of the first one.

    That sounds like a seriously secured Wi-Fi network to me. Cudos to that guy. :cool:
     
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    I've tried several...
    QRDroid Code Scanner (DroidLa) can scan it.
    You can download the image and scan from the gallery, or (easier) share the image and decode it with the app.
     
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    Thanks for all comments but the problem is to read the QR code appearing on my smartphone when I want to login in a particular WiFi network with the same smartphone??
     
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    Nobody has any idea how to handle a QR code appearing on my smartphone when I try to login with that same smartphone??
     
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    Take a screen-shot of the QR as it appears on the screen from the whatever it is app that generates the QRs, and then scan the screen-shot with Goggles or Wechat or other QR code reader.

    But quite frankly I've never heard of going through such steps just to connect into a WiFi network
    . I've seen for some public WiFi they have a QR on a wall or board somewhere, and you scan that with the phone's camera.
     
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    Thank you for your advise Mikhed. It works . I have received several different QR codes on my smartphone sreen while trying to login unknown WiFi networks.
     
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