QR code scanner not working

Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:55 pm in AirDroid Web

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PierreN
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QR code scanner not working

Hi,

The QR Scanner in my version of Airdroid (2.1.0 running on a Samsung S4, Android 4.4.2, kernel 3.4.5-2434847 official rom) refuses to scan the login QR code.

When I scan it with a 3rd party application like Barcode Scanner it reads immediately, but not in Airdroid. I've tried changing the camera orientation etc. but no joy...

I can see it trying (there are little yellow dots as it tries to find the barcode) but it never finds it.

Any ideas what could be wrong?
PierreN
marysia
#2

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Same problem.

Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M, Android 4.4.2, kernel 3.4.0-2700154.
marysia
scarfpotato80
#3

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Just to confirm my network environment is fine - when I log in normally it works perfectly.
I also just discovered something else:

One's natural thought is to bring the phone up really close so that the QR code fills the screen, but I just found that if I hold it really far away (the barcode fills < 20% of the screen) it works...

Go figure...
scarfpotato80
marysia
#4

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Really.

Leaving the phone away from the screen, it works! Thanks

But, in my old Galaxy S2 worked with the phone close to the screen.
marysia
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