Scan codes or text
Use your phone camera to scan things, such as QR codes, barcodes, and book and DVD covers,
and get further info on what your phone recognises.
Vision search is not supported by all phones. For availability, go to www.microsoft.com/
Tap the search key , and tap .
If your phone has Cortana, tap Lumia Camera, and depending on your phone:
> lenses... > .
• Tap > Lenses > .
1. Point the camera at a code.
2. Tap a result for more info.
Tip: Keep the camera steady, and make sure what you're scanning is completely visible
in the camera viewfinder.
Example: Try scanning the following code, and see what happens.
Translate or search for text on the web
Point the camera at the text, tap scan text and the words you want, and tap translate or
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