GS1 QR Code Overview

QR Code Barcode

GS1 QR Code is a variant of QR Code that conforms to GS1 specifications. It’s designed to extend packaging information such as lot number, expiry date and serial number.

How to scan 1D and 2D barcodes (EN)

Supported Host Device


Products that Support GS1 QR Code

(This barcode is disabled by default)

Supported Business Application:


Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK.


Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest Capture SDK was implemented in your app. See the latest Capture SDK version.

See complete list of Partner Applications.

Non-Capture SDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK




GS1 QR Code is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below.  Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable GS1 QR Code by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable GS1 QR Code

Disable GS1 QR Code by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable GS1 QR Code

See the full programming guide for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programming guide.

Troubleshooting / FAQ


Q: What is the typical usage of GS1 QR Code?

A: Retail

 How read the GTIN only?

A: App coming soon, please fill out a barcode support form.

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.