How to Create a QR Code for a Link

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Looking to create a QR code for a link? This quick and easy guide will show you how to do it in just a few simple steps!

How to Create a QR Code for a Link

If you’ve ever seen a QR code and wondered how to create one for yourself, you’re in luck. Creating a QR code is actually quite simple, and there are a number of free online tools that can help you do it. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of creating a QR code for a link.

There are countless ways to create QR codes for links; the easiest is to use the Google Chrome browser. Here’s how to generate QR codes using Chrome.

Create QR Code with Chrome Desktop

To create a QR code with Chrome desktop:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Navigate to a website.
  3. Click on the Share button at the top right of the address bar.
  4. Click Create QR Code.
  5. Click Download to download an image of your QR code.

Alternatively, you can right-click anywhere on a webpage and click Create QR Code for this page.

Create QR Code with Chrome Mobile

To create a QR code with the Chrome mobile app:

  1. Open the Google Chrome mobile app.
  2. Navigate to a website.
  3. Tap the three dots in the top right corner.
  4. Tap on Share.
  5. Tap QR Code on the bottom row. If you don’t see QR Code, swipe the bottom row.
  6. Tap Download to save your QR Code.

Chrome will need storage access to download images or any other files to your device.

Create QR Code with a 3rd Party

There are many QR Code generating websites. We recommend QR Code Generator, which is owned by Bitly. Here is how to use it:

  1. Open https://www.qr-code-generator.com/.
  2. Click on URL.
  3. Enter your URL.
  4. Click on Download JPG.
Bitly QR Code Generator

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FAQ

Can any link be a QR code?

Yes. A QR code is simply a link that has been encoded in a specific way that can be read by QR code scanners.

Are QR Codes free?

Yes, QR codes are free to create.

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