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Convert your PDF to QR Code to allow users to scan easily!

Watch how to make a PDF QR code!






How to convert a PDF to QR code?

QRCodeChimp allows you to easily convert your pdf to QR Code for free and online to share in your marketing campaigns, such as product manuals, restaurant food menus, property listing brochures, lead generation eBooks, documentation.

1) Directly upload your PDF file and then generate the QR code for PDF

2) Upload your PDF file on Google Drive and then create the QR Code

3) Upload your PDF file on Dropbox and then create the QR Code

4) Use the link to already uploaded PDF in your server to create the QR Code

The essence is - First, upload the PDF file on the internet server (via QRCodeChimp File Manager, Google Drive, DropBox, or any other link). Then use the uploaded PDF http(s) link URL to create the QR Code so that when users scan the QR Code, they will be taken to the PDF file link and be able to download and read the file.

The following sections describe the steps needed to convert PDF to QR Code in detail.


Method 1 -
Directly upload your PDF on QRCodeChimp FileManager to create the QR Code

Here, the essence is to upload your PDF file to the QRCodeChimp server via the File Manager tool, get the PDF's https link, and create the corresponding QR Code.


Step 1:

Click on the 'Upload/Choose from File Manager' button.


Step 2:

Upload the PDF file by clicking on the 'New Upload' button or 'dropping the file' in the File Manager.


Step 3:

Click on the 'Select' button of the uploaded PDF file.


Step 4:

Click on 'Design Color and Decorate QR Code' to customize your QR Code design (ex: adding a PDF logo, color, shape).
Note: Click on the 'x' icon of the 'Customize QR Code' popup to save changes.


Step 5:

Save the QR Code by clicking on the 'Save QR Code' button, entering the QR name, and then clicking on 'Save.'
Note: Make sure to scan your QR Code from different mobile phones (iOS and Android) before printing for production.

That is all! Your PDF QR Code is ready for distribution.

Start sharing!


Method 2 -
Upload your PDF on Google Drive to create the QR Code    

Here, the essence is to upload your PDF file to the Google Drive server, give it the proper sharing permissions, get the PDF's https link and create the corresponding QR Code.


Step 1:

Sign in to Google Drive





Step 2:

Upload your PDF file by clicking on 'New' and 'File upload.'





Step 3:

Right-click on the uploaded file and click on 'Share.'





Step 4:

Click on 'change to anyone with the link' to ensure anyone can view the file.





Step 5:

Click on 'Copy link' and then click on 'Done.'





Step 6:

Paste the copied link in the PDF URL field.





Step 7:

Click on 'Design Color and Decorate QR Code' to customize your QR Code design (ex: adding a PDF logo, color, shape).
Note: Click on the 'x' icon of the 'Customize QR Code' popup to save changes.





Step 8:

Save the QR Code by clicking on the 'Save QR Code' button, entering the QR name, and then clicking on 'Save.'
Note: Make sure to scan your QR Code from different mobile phones (iOS and Android) before printing for production.

That is all! Your PDF QR Code is ready for distribution.

Start sharing!


Method 3 -
Upload your PDF on Dropbox to create the QR Code    

Here, the essence is to upload your PDF file to the Dropbox server, give it the proper sharing permissions, get the PDF's https link and create the corresponding QR Code.


Step 1:

Sign in to Dropbox.


Step 2:

Upload your PDF file by clicking on 'Upload' and then 'Files.'


Step 3:

Hover on the uploaded file and click on the 'Share' icon.


Step 4:

Click on 'Create.'


Step 5:

Click on 'Copy link.'


Step 6:

Paste the copied link in the PDF URL field.


Step 7:

Click on 'Design Color and Decorate QR Code' to customize your QR Code design (ex: adding a PDF logo, color, shape).
Note: Click on the 'x' icon of the 'Customize QR Code' popup to save changes.


Step 8:

Save the QR Code by clicking on the 'Save QR Code' button, entering the QR name, and then clicking on 'Save.'
Note: Make sure to scan your QR Code from different mobile phones (iOS and Android) before printing for production.

That is all! Your PDF QR Code is ready for distribution.

Start sharing!

Suppose you have the https link to the already uploaded PDF on your server or any other server. In that case, you may directly create the corresponding QR Code.


Step 1:

Copy and paste the link in the PDF URL field.


Step 2:

Click on 'Design Color and Decorate QR Code' to customize your QR Code design (ex: adding a PDF logo, color, shape).
Note: Click on the 'x' icon of the 'Customize QR Code' popup to save changes.


Step 3:

Save the QR Code by clicking on the 'Save QR Code' button, entering the QR name, and then clicking on 'Save.'
Note: Make sure to scan your QR Code from different mobile phones (iOS and Android) before printing for production.

That is all! Your PDF QR Code is ready for distribution.

Start sharing!





Scan more, secure more, and organize more with less

There are numerous advantages of using QR Codes for businesses. Still, few are aware of how helpful QR Codes can be for sharing documents. Adding a QR Code to a document may seem complicated, but the process is quite simple. You can convert any word document to a PDF, access a QR Code generator to acquire a QR Code, and integrate it into the PDF. Whether it be your office documents, medical records, business inventory record, or invoices, QR Codes can make the process of sharing documents more secure.

How do QR Codes for sharing PDFs make the process more organized?

Splitting and Bookmarking:

Scanners can search QR Codes in data and create a new document for the corresponding code. Several PDFs like repair orders, invoice numbers, patient orders can be scanned and split quickly compared to other time-consuming methods. QR Code information can also insert PDF bookmarks. There may be a single file, but the output PDF will have separate bookmarks to help you navigate better.


Classifying:

Another benefit of using QR Codes is the identification of documents on scanning. Some QR Code document management software can facilitate automated scanning and paperless onboarding, speeding up the process manifolds.


Routing:

QR Codes for PDF sharing can also help users determine the file system's scanning path. The system can create folders and subfolders upon scanning document sets.


Indexing:

QR Codes for PDF sharing can also be helpful in indexing information and storing metadata. You can organize the data extracted from the scanned PDF in a document management system.


Naming:

QR Codes can also be combined with other document variables to tag various output files created for scanned documents.

Why do you need to start using QR Codes?

  • QR Codes are compatible with most scanning devices.
  • They can store more information than other bar codes.
  • They consume less space than other codes.
  • QR Codes can read data in different languages.
  • QR Codes can restore data in case of damage.
  • QR Codes can function even with poor quality print.
  • QR Codes respond to advanced 2D technology.
  • They can classify information under various heads. QR Codes are more portable than other codes.
  • You can scan QR Codes through any device, including a smartphone.

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