1. valeriolucciola's Avatar
    Quick access to QR scanning was one of my favorite parts of windows phone 8. The Cortana screen doesn't include this. Now I have no idea how to scan a QR code, natively, on my phone. Help please?
    04-14-2014 11:25 AM
  2. Farnic's Avatar
    There is a Bing camera lens now
    04-14-2014 11:34 AM
  3. androidtoWM's Avatar
    Yea Camera > Lenses > Bing Vision.

    more steps. Not sure if you can pin one lens to the start screen.
    muvig likes this.
    04-14-2014 11:40 AM
  4. radmanvr's Avatar
    Yeah i got to to work but thats a lot of steps need a shortcut somehow.
    04-14-2014 11:56 AM
  5. valeriolucciola's Avatar
    That's annoying. I can't seem to pin Bing Vision to the start screen so I'm guessing that's not an option. I also can't get Cortana to "Open Bing Vision" or "Scan QR Code." I would probably be ok if any of those things worked but it'll just irritate me for a while now. Maybe they will fix this soon like they did when they took the "Local" part out of search a while back.
    04-14-2014 11:56 AM
  6. Nimdock's Avatar
    Way too many steps now.

    Before it was quick and easy and now it is too convoluted. If at least you could pin lenses that would be acceptable.

    In the meantime I have pinned this app:

    Nokia QR | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    Edit: my bad, I just happened to see that app is no loger published, I just happened to have it installed from a while ago. But here are some other ones:

    QR Code Scanner | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    QR Code Reader | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    Last edited by Nimdock; 04-19-2014 at 01:18 PM.
    04-14-2014 12:04 PM
  7. megmac611's Avatar
    That app is apparently no longer available. :/
    04-14-2014 01:06 PM
  8. Nimdock's Avatar
    Yes, like I said, my bad, I just happened to have it installed from a while ago. But there are some other ones with great reviews:

    QR Code Scanner | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    QR Code Reader | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    04-14-2014 01:10 PM
  9. muvig's Avatar
    thanks
    04-15-2014 09:03 AM
  10. jamrock60's Avatar
    That app is apparently no longer available. :/
    It is still available. if you turn off your location service Cortana will not work and Bing search will work as before. when you are ready for Cortana just turn on back location service and Bing search will hide again. Its that simple.
    04-19-2014 01:11 PM
  11. Nimdock's Avatar
    It is still available. if you turn off your location service Cortana will not work and Bing search will work as before. when you are ready for Cortana just turn on back location service and Bing search will hide again. Its that simple.
    He was talking about the Nokia QR app I had listed. I listed two others after that.
    04-19-2014 01:17 PM
  12. kurtd's Avatar
    Why can't they just have the eye icon next to the music icon in Cortana? That would be perfect.
    ShreyansShah likes this.
    05-22-2014 10:40 PM

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