Scan Barcode Using Google Search App in Android

Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon.


Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”.


Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.



  1. I just tired to do this with a phone that has gingerbread 2.3 and it doesn’t seem to work. If I missed a setting to enable this I would appreciate someone letting me know how to do so. I would love to have this function!

    1. It seems that Google removed this feature in the recent update. :(

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