Generate Your Own App QR Code

To generate an app QR code which can be used on websites, ads, and social media, click the ‘App’ button below, include details on your app and what app storefronts you want to link to, then design a QR code to match the aesthetics of your app and brand.

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How to create a QR code for an app?

To create a QR code for an app, do the following:

  1. Go to QR Code Generator in MyQRCode and choose App in the menu of QR code types,
  2. Add an app name (obligatory), logo, developer, and description (optional),
  3. Select the app store that is relevant to your app and paste the link,
  4. Adjust the QR code design with pattern, frame, corner style, and dot type (optional),
  5. Add a small logo of your app to the QR code (optional),
  6. Click Finish and get your QR code in your account.

If you cannot find the link to your app, here is how to do it:

  1. Reach the app store and find your app,
  2. (for iOS) Go to App information, select Additional information, and tap View on App Store,
  3. (for Android) Tap the Share Sheet (on computer) or three dots (on a mobile device) and choose Copy Link,
  4. (for Samsung Galaxy Store) Open the Details page and find the web link there,
  5. (for Amazon App Store) Click the Share button under the app’s title.

With a QR code maker, you get one more way to reach smartphone users, directing them to your app, its feature, or your app publisher profile on Google Play, App Store, Amazon App Store, or other marketplace. Offering a QR code for easy access may be just the advantage you need in the booming mobile app market, with more than 5,6 mln apps available at the top three marketplaces (Statista, Q3 2022).

How to create a QR code for an Android app on Google Play?

To create a QR code for an Android app on Google Play:

  1. Go to MyQRCode, press the Create my QR code button, and choose App as a QR code type,
  2. Add the name of your app,
  3. Select Google Play in the list of app stores and paste the Android app URL into the field opened, 
  4. The customization of the QR code design is an optional feature (e.g., upload images, add a long description, add frame text),
  5. Click Finish and download the result.

As an app developer, you can help your customers reach your Android app faster. Using our QR code creator, you can provide an easy way to find it on a marketplace with 3.55 mln mobile apps (Statista, Q3 2022). The same is true for iOS apps and App Store.

How to create a QR code for an iPhone (iOS) app?

MyQRCode makes it easy to create a QR code for an iOS app. For this, do the following:

  1. Go to QR Code Generator and select App,
  2. Add the app name and choose App Store as your platform link,
  3. Insert the link to your app in the new field,
  4. Adjust graphic elements (logo, dot type, corner style, etc.) and add an app description (optional),
  5. Click Finish to get your QR code.

Use a QR code to promote your app in places other than a highly competitive marketplace environment. In the third quarter of 2022, the number of available apps on the App Store was around 1.64 mln (Statista), making this marketplace the second largest in the world. At the same time, using QR codes has become commonplace. At the end of 2022, over a billion smartphones, including devices from Apple, Samsung, and other companies, had access to QR codes (YouGov). 

How to create a QR code for an app on the Samsung Galaxy Store?

Here is how to make a QR code for an app on the Samsung Galaxy Store:

  1. Choose the Website URL content type in the QR Code Generator on MyQRCode,
  2. Paste the link to your app (you can create it in the Details menu on your app page),
  3. Personalize the QR code by changing its basic design elements (optional),
  4. Click Finish and get the QR code in your account.

Spend a few minutes creating a QR code for your app on this platform to make finding your app easier for 400+ mln monthly active users of the Samsung Galaxy Store (Samsung). Those people are likely to be familiar with QR codes, as their popularity has grown significantly in recent years — for instance, in 2021, QR code downloads increased by 750% (CNBC). 

Please note that QR codes from MyQRCode are dynamic. So if you decide to change the app’s page or the app store in the future (opting for APKMirror, Amazon App Store, for instance), you can simply edit the generated QR code without the need to notify your users that they should scan a new QR. 

How to create a QR code for an app on APKMirror, Amazon App Store, or other marketplaces?

To generate a QR code for an app on APKMirror, Amazon App Store, or any other marketplaces, you should do the following:

  1. Access MyQRCode QR Code Generator and select App as a QR type,
  2. Title your app and select the relevant store among the app store platform links available,
  3. Paste the link to your app in the new field,
  4. Customize QR design with dot style, pattern, and logo (optional),
  5. Click Finish and see your QR code ready to use in your account.

If you haven’t found your app store in the list of available platform links, here is how you can make a QR code for your app:

  1. Press the Create my QR code button and pick Website URL in the main menu,
  2. Paste the link to your app’s page and click Next,
  3. (Optional) Customize the QR code design with the elements relevant to your app store,
  4. Access the link to QR code on your MyQRCode account.

App marketplaces like APKMirror or Amazon App Store are worth your attention as they are also quite popular. The number of available apps in the Amazon App Store exceeded 483,000 in Q3 2022 (Statista). APKMirror is a popular website (more than 9 mln unique monthly visitors in July – September 2023, according to Similarweb) that offers copies of Android app files that may be unavailable on Google Play.

How can I generate QR codes for multiple app marketplaces at once?

Yes, if you want to generate QR codes for several app marketplaces at once. ere is the sequence of actions that will get you covered:

  1. On MyQRCode, reach QR Code Generator and select App as the desired QR type,
  2. Add an app name and select all the relevant app stores among the available app store platform links,
  3. Paste the corresponding app links to the selected app stores,
  4. Adjust the QR code design with available dot and pattern styles and add a logo if needed (optional),
  5. Click Finish to access the QR code in your account.

App developers now utilize multiple marketplaces for app distribution, with Google Play, App Store, and Amazon App Store as the top 3 most popular ones in 2023 (Statista). With a single QR code for multiple app marketplaces, you’ll improve the user experience, cut costs on marketing materials for offline distribution, and make it easy to manage and update the existing QR code from link.

How to create a single QR code for both Google Play and App Store?

To create a QR code for both Google Play and App Store, do this:

  1. Go to the QR Code Generator in MyQRCode and select App, 
  2. Choose Google Play in the list of app store platform links and add your Android app,
  3. Choose App Store in the same menu and add a link to your iOS app, 
  4. Select the app name and (optional) add its logo and description,
  5. Customize the QR code design with the available tools (Optional),
  6. Click Finish and get the link to QR code on your account.

Since the app for Google Play and App Store is essentially one and the same product, it’s convenient to create a QR code that covers them both. MyQRCode addresses this need, allowing any app developer to create one QR code for Google Play, App Store, Amazon App Store, or Xiaomi App Store. This functionality is accessible even for apps that are not published yet.

Can I create a QR code for an app that isn’t published yet?

Yes, you certainly can. If you want to create a QR code for an app that isn’t published yet, do this:

  1. Using MyQRCode Generator, pick App in the menu of possible content types,
  2. Type the title of your app and (optional) its short description,
  3. Select the app store you’re about to publish your app on, 
  4. Insert a random link into the new field,
  5. Adjust the QR code design (pattern, frame, corner style, dot type, etc.) (optional)
  6. Click Finish and get the QR code in your account.

Using our QR code generator, you can make a QR code in a matter of minutes, so you don’t need to rush with it or prepare QR for publication in advance. However, if you need this anyway, MyQRCode makes the process as easy and smooth as possible. Moreover, you can create a QR code for the feature within the app.
The QR codes we generate are dynamic, which makes it easy to revise and update the QR when needed. Unlike static QR codes, codes from MyQRCode let you change the link once your app is published. If something in your business changes in the future, you can access the link to QR code anytime and provide more up-to-date information.

How to create a QR code that leads to an app’s specific page or feature within the app?

If you want to create a QR code that will lead to a specific page on your app or a feature, do this:

  1. Go to MyQRCode Generator and select the website URL as the desired QR code type,
  2. Paste the link to an app’s specific page or feature and click Next,
  3. Adjust the QR code design with frame, specific dot type, pattern, and logo (Optional),
  4. Click Finish to get the link to QR code in your MyQRCode account. 

If you cannot find the link to a specific page or feature in your app, here are some helpful hints:

  1. Go to the Update app section that lets you generate links to the specific pages of your interest,
  2. Use third-party services like App Links Assistant to generate a link to a specific page or feature,
  3. Read some guides on hyperlinking to get more information about your specific case.

Once you obtain the link, it’s not a problem for MyQRCode to be your QR code generator in any scenario. We can work with any link you paste, be it a link to a mobile app or a PWA.

How to create a QR code for a Progressive Web App (PWA)?

If you want to create a QR code for a PWA, do this:

  1. Go to MyQRCode Generator, click Create a QR code, and pick Website URL in the menu,
  2. Insert a link to our PWA and click Next,
  3. In the new menu, customize the QR code design with different dot and pattern styles (optional),
  4. Click Finish and get a link to QR code in your account.

PWAs are the app versions that work in a browser, have cross-platform functionality, and work offline without the need for installation from the app store. More than 21,000 websites worldwide use PWAs (Builtwith, October 2023). 
With a QR code distributed offline, a PWA can cover all the target audience segments for your app, which is relevant for building a strong brand. Consider a QR code as a tool to increase engagement and improve the cost-effectiveness of your app’s promotion.

How to generate a QR code for all my apps on Google Play or App Store?

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o generate a QR code for multiple apps on Google Play or App Store:

  1. In MyQRCode Generator, choose App as the QR code type,
  2. Select the app name of the first app in your list and (optional) add its short description and logo,
  3. Choose Google Play or App Store in the list of available platforms and add the relevant link to your app,
  4. Customize the QR code design (Optional),
  5. Click Finish to get the QR code in your account,
  6. Repeat these actions for the rest of your apps.

MyQRCode is a convenient tool to manage several QR code links at once. You can generate as many QR codes as needed and access them all in one account. If your app is on multiple marketplaces, you can generate a link to QR code that will cover all of them. For this, choose more than one app store platform in the menu and add the relevant links to all of them.

Alternatively, you can upload your app as a Website URL QR type, letting you work with PWA or an app placed in an app store other than Google Play, App Store, Amazon App Store, and Xiaomi App Store. This option will also get you covered if you need a QR code for your app publisher profile.

How to create a QR code for my app publisher profile on Google Play?
Here is how to generate a QR code for your app publisher profile on Google Play:

  1. Go to MyQRCode Generator and choose App as the desired QR code type,
  2. Add the title of your app and your name as a developer,
  3. Choose Google Play from the list of app store platforms,
  4. Paste the link to your app publisher profile and click Next,
  5. Adjust the design of a QR code with dot and pattern styles and logo (Optional),
  6. Click Finish and get a QR code in your account.

Alternatively, you can create a QR code for your app publisher profile as the Website URL. Our QR code generator works similarly in this case, letting potential customers scan the QR code and get information about your apps and the latest releases.

With a QR code, you will get the tool to effectively communicate with your audience as an app creator and share the latest news and releases about all the apps you’ve published. This is convenient for app developers who work with multiple apps on Google Play, AppStore, or other app marketplaces.

How to create a QR code for my app publisher profile on AppStore?
To make a QR code for your app publisher profile on AppStore with MyQRCode:

  1. Open QR Code Generator and select App in the menu of available QR code types,
  2. Include the title and app developer name. You can also add your logo,
  3. Choose AppStore from the list of app store platform options,
  4. Insert the link to your app publisher profile in the new field and click Next,
  5. Customize the design of your QR code (optional),
  6. Click Finish and download the QR code in your account.

You can also generate a QR code for your app’s publisher profile using the Website URL option. No matter which path you choose, you can use the resulting QR code to share the latest updates about all your apps in the App Store. Most users of your app will be comfortable with using a QR code — more than 80% of mobile device owners in Europe and the UK have tried scanning a QR code at least once (MobileIron, 2020). 

Can I update the app link in my QR code without creating a new QR code?

Yes, you can update the app link in your QR code without the need to generate a new QR code this way:

  1. Go to your MyQRCode account and find the QR code you want to edit,
  2. Press three dots and click Edit,
  3. Change the app link,
  4. Click Finish to save your changes.

MyQRCode makes dynamic QR codes, which means that you can edit the information behind the QR code without the need to change its appearance. This is extremely beneficial if, for instance, you have already invested in offline distribution and generated a QR code but need to update the link.

Benefits of using MyQRCode to generate app QR code

The key benefits of using MyQRCode as your QR code generator are:

  1. Intuitive flow: Whichever QR code type you choose, it takes three simple steps to generate a QR code. 
  2. Multiple app stores: MyQRCode lets you quickly make a QR code for an app placed in App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store, and/or Xiaomi App Store. For other marketplaces and PWAs, you can create a QR code as a website URL.
  3. Different content types: You can use our QR code generator to work with apps and app publisher pages, along with videos, website URLs, and restaurant menus.
  4. Design customization: You can adjust dot and style patterns and add logos and descriptions to any QR code you generate with MyQRCode.

Using our QR code generator is a quick and easy-to-use way to boost your omnichannel strategy with one more tool, reaching out to a broad audience — for instance, the number of consumers in the US who scan a QR code with their smartphone is expected to grow by 16 mln between 2022 and 2025 (Statista, 2021).

Yuriy Byron
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