GS1 DataBar Expanded Overview

GS1 DataBar Expanded Barcode

All GS1 DataBar Expanded encode Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) in a 14-digit data structure and this symbol is 50% smaller than EAN/UPC.

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Supported Host Device


Products that have GS1 DataBar Expanded Enabled by Default

Products that Support GS1 DataBar Expanded

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




GS1 DataBar Expanded 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 GS1 DataBar Expanded Symbology*:

To enable the GS1 DataBar Expanded symbology scan the barcode below:

GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Enable

Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded Symbology*:

To disable the GS1 DataBar Expanded symbology scan the barcode below:

GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Disable

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 of GS1 DataBar Expanded?

A: Retain, supermarket

 How read the GTIN only?

A: App coming soon, please contact

Q: How to read the AIM ID?

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: