Han Xin Code Overview

Han Xin Sample Barcode

Han Xin Code was designed in 2007 to encode simplified Chinese characters in addition to all ASCII characters.

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

Supported Host Device


Products that Support Han Xin Code

(Disabled on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners)

DS820, DS840, DS860
for Apple


DS840, DS860
for Samsung


Supported Business Applications:

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile's CaptureSDK.


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

See complete list of business applications.

Non-CaptureSDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's CaptureSDK:



Han Xin 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 Han Xin Code by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable Han Xin barcode

Disable Han Xin Code by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable Han Xin barcode

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 for Han Xin Code?

A: Printing Industry

Q: How to parse the data?

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

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.