Wear Codes for Wear OS

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3.8
782 reviews
100K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Wear Codes is an easy way to bring up a handy list of barcodes for scanning without taking out your phone, use it for paying in Starbucks®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Subway®, loyalty cards, boarding passes, sharing your contact details, web sites, WiFi connection details, Bitcoin address or just some useful text.

Manage the list of codes on the mobile app and have them appear in a list for easy access on your watch.
Scan an existing card using the built in barcode scanner or type your data in manually.
Import screenshots with barcodes from other apps.
Add existing barcodes, web site addresses and other data straight from email, web pages or other apps via their Share menu.
Import Passbook PKpass files.

Types supported
• Text
• vCard
• Card
• Ticket
• URL
• Email
• Phone
• SMS
• WiFi
• QR Codes
• UPCA Barcode (US)
• EAN13 Barcode (EU)
• Code 128 Barcode
• Code 39 Barcode
• ITF Barcode
• Codabar
• Aztec
• PDF 417
• Data Matrix

Barcodes can be displayed on phone as well as watch and a button allows you to beam it straight to the watch if you don't want to go through the list on the watch itself.

Tasker Plugin Support - set up Tasker to push a notification to your watch for where you are/what you are doing (requires Tasker by Crafty Apps EU to be installed)

Share barcode images to other applications.
Share barcode images from other application and have them automatically decoded into Wear Codes.

Options to backup/restore data from settings menu.

Limited to just one code as a trial, more can be added through a small in app purchase.

This app requires a Wear OS (Android Wear) smart watch, it does not work with Pebble, Sony LiveView, or non Wear OS Samsung Gear watches.

Permissions Explanation
Access Network State - to allow adding of WiFi connect codes
Access WiFi State - to allow adding of WiFi connect codes
Billing - to provide option to purchase the premium version
Camera - to allow scanning
Vibrate - allow watch to vibrate on Tasker events
Read External Storage - Used for the backup/restore option
Write External Storage - Used for the backup/restore option

If you encounter an issue with this app please use the email developer option rather than leave a review, it is easier to resolve with a direct contact method.

Formerly QR Wear - re-branded to better signify the diverse barcode and QR types available.
Updated on
May 25, 2019

Data safety

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3.8
782 reviews
David Edell
November 7, 2021
Great utility, but not perfect. It lets me import my boarding pass, vaccine card, etc. onto my watch, however the 'import image' manual crop works intermittently at best. To import my Southwest boarding pass reliably, I had to save the boarding pass as an image, then manually crop it before this app would accept it. On the topic of boarding passes, one small feature that would greatly improve this application would be the option to add an expiration time to a QR Code. ie: When importing a boarding pass, you would tag it to automatically expire/delete after 24 hours.
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Jim Henderson
September 2, 2022
Seems like a really useful tool - was looking for a way to put my business card contact details into a QR code and this fit the bill pretty easily with the vCard I created. Would be really nice to be able to put a tile on my watch (Galaxy 5 Pro) that has a specific QR code on it so I don't have to open the app every time I want to share it.
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Don Rayner
January 22, 2022
Exactly what I was looking for!!! Since Google pay on wear OS doesn't support loyalty cards, this is the next best thing. A place to store my loyalty cards for Quick Access when using Google pay on my Fossil gen 6. A couple of missing features would be folders on the watch app and the ability to display JPG image for codes that the app doesn't recognize.
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What's new

Improved support for long PDF417 on phone
Improved ITF padding