MicroPDF417 Overview


MicroPDF417 is derived from PDF417 that encodes up to 150 bytes.

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

Supported Host Device


Products that Support MicroPDF417

(Enabled on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners)

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:



MicroPDF417 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./p>

Enable MicroPDF417 by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable MicroPDF417 Barcode

Disable MicroPDF417 by scanning the barcode below.*:

Disable MicroPDF417 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: 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.