DotCode Overview

DotCode sample barcode

DotCode is a 2D barcode that is composed of dots arranged in a specified retangular array.

Back to: All Barcodes

Supported Host Device


Products that Support DotCode

(Disabled on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners)

Supported Business Application:


Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mpbile'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




DotCode symbology 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 DotCode Symbology*:

To enable the DotCode symbology scan the barcode below:

Enable DotCode barcode

Disable DotCode Symbology*:

To disable the DotCode symbology scan the barcode below:

Disable DotCode Barcode

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

Troubleshooting / FAQ


Q: What is the typical usage for DotCode?

A: Industrial applications, products in high volume, cigarettes

Q: How to parse the data?

A: App coming soon, please contact

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: