We have added lots of new features to the G-tos app.
Now the app can write data on writable NFC tags.Summary
The Gtos / G-tos app can scan/read NFC tags, Qr codes, and Barcodes. The app can also write NFC data on to NFC tags.
We designed the app to provide you with a much better presentation of scanned data and also to give you the right options related to the data you scanned.
We are constantly working on perfecting the app, so please if you find any issues let us know.
The Gtos app scans NFC data, Qr codes, and barcodes.
NFC data types that G-tos app can read includes:
★ URL tag data
★ WiFi tag data
★ Bluetooth tag data
★ Profile tag data
★ Address tag data
★ Geolocation tag data
★ App launcher tag data
★ Email tag data
★ SMS tag data
★ Text tag data
★ Phone tag data
★ Calendar tag data
Qr code types that G-tos app can read includes:
★ URL/website link Qr code
★ WiFi Qr code
★ Profile/Contact Qr code
★ Geolocation Qr code
★ App launcher Qr code
★ Email Qr code
★ SMS Qr code
★ Text Qr code
★ Phone Qr code
★ Calendar Qr code
G-tos scans the following barcodes;
- Product barcode
- Book barcodes - ISBN
- Data matrix
When the Gtos app scans a data source NFC tag or barcode, it gives you the user a well-presented result display with options related to the data type making the data easy to use.
The options include:
The G-tos app saves your scanned Qr code, barcode, and NFC data by default. You can disable this feature or delete saved data from settings.
The Gtos app can format NFC tags into NDEF format which can be read by both Android and iOS NFC apps. Formatting an NFC tag will delete all data on that tag unless that NFC tag's data has been protected. To format an NFC tag, touch format from mod tag then the tap the targeted NFC tag with your smartphone.
🔸 You can write tags that can be read with our iOS Gtos app and other NFC apps.
🔸 Some phone cases and phone car mount metallic plates can interfere with NFC.
🔸 NFC tag usually does not have a lot of space, keep data small so that it can fit in your NFC tag.
Simple data tag
The G-tos app you can write simple NFC data tags. These data tags are NFC tag that contains that are not automation task. They are of the following types:
◾ URL/website link
◾ App launcher
The NFC tag data that are written by the Gtos app is cross-app and cross-platform. They can be read with the Gtos app, other Android NFC reader apps, the G-tos iOS app, and other iOS NFC apps.
You can write single and multiple tasks that will be performed automatically by the phone on contact with the written NFC tag when NFC is turned on. They include:
◽ Airplane Mode
◽ phone flash Lights
You can read core tag data on an NFC tag including protected once. Core tag data include Tag Type, SAK, ATQA, Data format, Technologies Available, NFC tag’s Serial Number, Protected by password, Signature, Memory Information, Size, Writable, Can be made read-only, and Records.
The Gtos app has a copy tag feature. With this feature, you can copy data from one NFC tag to another NFC tag as long as it is not protected. And, it is really easy. Make sure the target NFC tag has enough space before copying data.
This app comes with how-tos to help you in figuring out how to use it.
Always test your newly written tag by scanning/reading it with the G-tos app.
This version of the Gtos app does not generate Qr codes or barcodes. If you will like to generate free Qr codes you can use the Qr code generator on the Gfects website.