Quick QR Code

The Quick QR Code is a light-weight extension for Google Chrome and other supported web browsers. Users can use it to generate QR codes for web pages, links, images and selected text. Install it from here.

How To Use

This extension offers a keyboard shortcut command: Alt + Q. Use it to generate the QR code for the current tab. You can also use the extension’s icon on the browser toolbar for the same task. The generated QR code would appear in a popup as shown in following screenshot. You can scan this QR code using any supported application on your mobile phone. For Android users , we recommend QR Droid Private app by DroidLa.

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Users can click on the appeared notification to open the generated QR code image in a new tab.


QR Code for Selected Text

Select any text snippet and right click on it. This would show a context menu with the option “Quick QR Code” as shown in the following screenshot. Click on this option to generate the QR code for the selected text. When you scan this QR code using any supported app, you can copy the selected text and use it on your mobile device. This could be the fastest way to transfer text data from computer to mobile.


Similarly, you can right click on images and links, and select the corresponding option in the context menu to generate QR codes easily.


The Quick QR Code extension doesn’t use any third-party service for generating QR codes. It works offline and generates QR codes on the fly without requiring internet connectivity. It doesn’t record any browsing or usage data. Its default keyboard command is Alt + Q, but if you want to change this to some other keys combination, follow this guide.

If you like this tiny extension, please rate it 5-stars on Chrome Web Store. For any feedback or suggestion, leave a comment below or email us at browsernative.apps@gmail.com. Explore our other extensions and apps for Chrome browser.

Posted by Arpit Gupta

Arpit maintains several browser-based tools including many popular extensions. Follow him on Twitter, or email at editor@browsernative.com.

1 Response

  1. Vadim says:

    Hello, I like your extension and it’s useful for me, but I can not create a QR code with the text in Russian. The extension creates QR code with Russian text incorrectly.

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