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Find records by scanning their barcodes/QR codes.

Our miniExtensions Portal has a built-in barcode/QR code scanner. So users can search for existing Airtable records by scanning a barcode or QR code. And once they find a record, they can edit it with our integrated record editor. This workflow makes a lot of sense for inventory management.

⚠️ Android 11 Notice

We had reports that some Android 11 users had issues with the barcode scanner. Please test the scanner to make sure it works on your device and does not suffer from any issues.

Demo

This is a quick demo to see how exactly this works. Scan the included barcode/QR code with your phone and you’ll see the record data right away.

1. Barcode

2. QR code

💡Tip

If you need to create records instead of editing existing ones, you can use our form with its built-in barcode scanner.

Use Cases

This extension can be useful in a lot of scenarios. You can use it for:

  • Inventory management
  • Students/attendees check-in
Supported Barcode Types

• Code 128
• EAN, EAN 8
• Code 39, Code 39 VIN
• Codebar
• UPC, UPC-E
• i2of5, 2of5
• Code 93

⚠️ Supported Mobile Browsers

iOS 
Safari 11+ why?

Android
▪ Chrome 59+
▪ Firefox 55+
▪ Samsung Internet 7+ ▪ Opera 46+

Troubleshooting

Chrome on iOS isn’t scanning barcode, why?

Safari is the only browser that can have access to the camera on iOS devices. Apple doesn’t allow live scanning with third party browsers. Live scanning will only work in Safari. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to get around that limitation. Apple does not allow Chrome (or any other browser) to have that feature. So we recommend that you switch browsers. you can find full list of supported mobile browsers above.

The browser is asking for my permission to access my camera, should I allow it?

Yes, in order for the barcode scanner to work, you have to click ‘Allow’.

Do I have to click “Allow” every time? Is there a way save my answer?

Yes, in iOS Safari app click on the website settings icon at the upper left corner. Then click ‘Camera’ > ‘Allow’.

If you click on the sample view below, you’ll see the table that’s used for the demo above.

Released

Supported features

Third Party Integration

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Site visitor
3 months ago

My QR code is generated with miniExtensions. And when I’m searching with that QR code, it is not showing any record. What should I select the “lookup field”? I have QR code image as an attachment.

Site visitor
Site visitor
15 days ago

I would like each record to have a URL of sorts. How is it possible to get the record URL to then be attached to a QR code?

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

You can use the subscription on different bases/accounts. It covers universal access to all of our extensions. All of our extensions can be setup for multiple bases and tables.

There’s no limit on the number of records you can process. Unlike Zapier and Integromat, our pricing is per month, not per record. However, there might be limitations by third party integrations. Also, some extensions can only run on one table at a time. Please refer to each extension’s page on whether or not it supports running on multiple tables simultaneously.

We have instructional videos for how to use each one of our extensions on the product page. They guide you step-by-step of how to set them up.

Yes! Also, please note that we usually make updates when users request them. We try our best to make things work like expected.

We’re not offering discounts at this time. And we don’t require any commitment. You can cancel your subscription anytime.

Unfortunately, we only offer a single plan which provides unlimited access to all of our extensions.

Yes. Submit your request here and we will get back to you as soon as we can.