By Tim Bedley
If you’re like me, you love creating QR codes but find it very frustrating to keep track of them because all your QR codes look basically the same. One solution is to use the iPad app PhotoString. The app is designed for making photo montages with text, but I’m using it to label my QR codes. Of course, sometimes you want your QR codes to remain a mystery before they are scanned, but when you don’t, here’s how to label them.
Steps to Create and Label a QR Code
- Create the QR code using an app like QRafter or http://goqr.me/ website.
- Save the QR code to your photo roll.
- Open PhotoString and choose the icon at the bottom that shows one picture with text below.
- Import your QR code.
- Resize to fit in the window.
- Identify the QR code by writing a caption below the code.
- Export the finished product back to your photo roll.
Now you can have several QR codes stored on your iPad or computer and actually be able to identify them.