Now, you can easily share and add contacts on your Samsung Galaxy smartphones via QR code. If you have updated your Galaxy phone to Android 10 based One UI 2.1. Previously, Samsung added the “Trash” feature for Samsung Contacts. So, in this guide, you will learn how to share and add contacts via QR code on Samsung Galaxy S9, S10, Note 9, Note 10, S20, and other supported Galaxy devices.
Using QR code for saving numbers and contacts saves people the trouble of sending phone numbers and makes the process of adding people much simpler. All you need to is just need to send your QR code or scan another person’s code to add it instantly.
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QR is short for Quick Response (they can be quickly read on a cell phone). They ‘re used to take a piece of information from a transitory medium and put it on your cell phone. The other key advantage of QR codes is that many modern mobile phones can scan them, instead of having a chunky handheld scanner to scan them.
You can attach and manage new contacts easily and quickly using Samsung Contacts, and search for contacts for people and companies. Here are some of the features of the Samsung Contacts app.
Samsung Contacts Features:
- Manage contacts (add, edit, view and remove)
- Communicate (Voice call, Video call, SMS, Instant Messaging)
- Block incoming spam phone calls and SMSs
- Make a call on T9 dialer
- Search people and phone numbers on T9 Dialer
- Make and share my profile
- Update my status message
- Trash feature
- QR Code (Share and Contacts via QR code)
It’s easy to share and contacts on your Samsung Galaxy devices like S9, S10, S20, and others running on One UI 2.1.
Step 1. Open the Contacts app.
Step 2. Now, tap on any contact number that you want to share and at the bottom of your screen tap QR Code.
Step 3. You’ll see a generated QR Code for the selected Contact number.
Step 4. To save the generated QR code, simply tap Save as image.
How to Add Contacts on Samsung Galaxy using QR Code Scanner
Step 1. To add the generated QR code, you will need to open the Contacts app and then tap the QR Code icon at the top.
Step 2. Position your phone and scan the QR code.
Step 3. Save the contact.
That’s it. This is how you can easily share and add contacts via QR code on Samsung Galaxy smartphones. You really don’t need to tell your contact number or someone else’s phone number, all you need to do is create a QR Code and let them to scan and add the number.