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How to share pages using QR Code on Microsoft Edge

You can now create a QR code to share pages with Microsoft Edge, and here's how to complete the task.

Microsoft Edge share page with QR code

On Windows 10, the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge includes an option to share web pages and images using a QR code, which you can scan with any QR scanner app on your phone to access the site from another device quickly.

The option is available in the latest stable release of the web browser, but the ability to share images is still on development in the latest version in the Canary channel.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to share web pages or images using a QR code on Microsoft Edge.

Enable sharing page via QR Code on Microsoft Edge

To enable QR Code to share a website, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Type the following path in the address bar and press Enter:

    edge://flags/#sharing-qr-code-generator
  3. Use the drop-down menu on the right of “Enable sharing page via QR Code” and select the Enabled option.

    Microsoft Edge enable QR Code
    Microsoft Edge enable QR Code
  4. Click the Restart button.

Once you complete the steps, you can start sharing web pages or images using a QR code.

Create QR Code for web page on Microsoft Edge

To create a QR code to share a website, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Navigate to the website you want to share.

  3. Right-click anywhere on the page and select the Create QR code for this page option.

    Create QR code website
    Create QR code website
    Quick tip: In the Canary version of Microsoft Edge, you can also right-click an image and select the “Create QR code for this image” option to share an image.
  4. Confirm the QR code.

    Microsoft Edge web page QR code
    Microsoft Edge web page QR code

After you complete the steps, you can use the QR scanner app on your phone to scan the code and access the website. You may also take a picture or screenshot to print it out on a flyer that people can scan with their phones to access the page.