QR Code Generator for Text

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Text to QR Code: Text QR Code Generator

Convert text into a QR code and share it with your audience and consumers

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What is a Text QR Code?

A Text to QR code allows you to share simple text, like words, sentences, digits, numbers, and special characters. The text is displayed instantly after scanning the QR code, and users don’t need an internet connection to view it.

How to create a Text QR Code?

Creating a text to QR code is easy and takes a few seconds. Follow these steps to create a QR code for text.

Step 1: Enter Your Text

Enter your text in the 'Text' field.

Step 2: Design Your QR Code

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

Step 3: Save and Download

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 devices (iOS and Android) before printing for production.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I convert special characters into a text QR code?

Yes, you can convert any text into a text QR code. This includes simple words, numbers, and special characters. You can even include emojis in your text and convert them into a text QR code.

Can my users scan a text QR code without the internet?

Yes, a QR Code for Text doesn't require an internet connection. Users can scan the code from their preferred QR code scanning app and view the attached text. A text QR code is compatible with all Android and iOS devices. 

Is a text QR code static or dynamic?

A text QR code is always a static code. Hence, you can't change the linked text once you create the code. If you want to change the text, you'll need to create a new text QR code. 

Is there any character limit for the text?

Yes, QRCodeChimp’s text QR code generator has a character limit of 300 characters (including spaces). In contrast, a Twitter post has a limit of 280 characters. Hence, you can share a text as long as a tweet using a text QR code. 

Is it possible that my QR code opens web instead of text message?

No. Scanning the Text QR code will display the encoded text. However, you may use our 'URL QR Code' solution if you want to redirect users to the web.

Create and Manage Text QR Codes with QRCodeChimp

QRCodeChimp lets you create a QR code for text in a few easy steps. Here are the key features of QRCodeChimp.

Easy to Use
QRCodeChimp is easy to use, and you can create a text QR code in a few seconds by following simple steps. The process is simple and doesn't require any skills or experience.
Custom QR Codes
QRCodeChimp offers various shapes and colors to help you create unique and attractive QR codes. Make your QR codes compelling and get more scans.
Logo and Branding
With QRCodeChimp, you can add a logo to your QR code to make it brandable and align it with your brand. A logo builds trust and encourages people to scan your QR code.
Stickers with CTAs
Our solution lets you choose from over 150 stickers with CTAs to make your QR codes actionable and get more scans. Use custom CTAs to inspire instant action.
Sharing and Organization
QRCodeChimp comes with folders and subaccounts to help you better organize and manage your QR codes. You can also share folders and view folder-level analytics.
Bulk Uploading
You can create multiple QR codes at once by uploading an Excel sheet with QR data. It saves time as you don't have to create QR codes individually.

How to get more scans on your Text QR Code?

Encourage your users to scan your text QR code more frequently by following these tips:

Make your Text QR Code actionable


Adding a call to action (CTA) to your text QR code can improve its scan rate significantly. Choose from 150+ stickers with CTAs offered by QRCodeChimp to make your QR codes actionable.

Add a description with your Text QR Code


Include a short description with your text QR code, explaining how people should scan it and what they will receive after that. Educating your users about your text QR code will result in more scans.

Customize your Text QR Code


If your text QR code is attractive, it will get more scans. Use shapes, colors, and the 3D effect to give your text QR code a fantastic look and encourage people to scan it more often.

Add a logo to your Text QR Code


Your users will identify your QR code if it has your logo. This will result in consistent branding and help you get more scans.

How does a Text QR Code work?

A text QR code allows you to share text with your consumers and audience. Here's how a text QR code works.

You create a text QR code and share it with your users across online and offline channels to reach a broader audience and share your message.
They scan the QR code on their smartphones. Users can scan the QR code on any Android or iOS device of their choice.
The text appears on the user's screen. No redirection is involved in the process, and the text gets displayed immediately.
No internet connection is needed in the process. Hence, you can share texts with your digital and offline users quickly and easily.

Benefits of a Text QR Code

A text QR code helps drive user engagement and improve user experience. Here are some benefits of a text QR code:

  • It's a simple and engaging way to share simple text with a large audience without printing it.
  • Converting text into a QR code generates curiosity among users and increases engagement.
  • You can reach your offline audience by putting a text QR code on a newspaper, brochure, flyer, etc.
  • Since a text QR code doesn't require an internet connection, more users will scan the code. Therefore, more people will view the text.

Where to use a Text QR Code?

You can use a text QR code at various places, including:

Educational Institutes
Schools and colleges can use text QR codes to offer interactive learning to students and take their learning experience to the next level.
Product Packaging
Manufacturers can attach product details and contact information to a text QR code, allowing customers to contact them in case of any queries.
Discount Coupons
Retailers can distribute text QR codes with a discount code attached to them. Consumers can scan the text QR codes to reveal the coupon codes.
Consumer Electronics
Sellers can place text QR codes on electronics products to store and share crucial information like manufacturing date, product ID, and contact information.
Hidden Codes and Passwords
If you want to share passcodes or other details with your users, you can do it by printing a text QR code and sharing it with your users.
Information Sharing
You can use text QR codes to share any type of information and text content with your audience. All brands can use text QR codes for information sharing.