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How to generate QR Code for a web page in Microsoft Edge Chromium?



If you are using the latest version of the Microsoft Edge (Chromium) from the stable release channel, it's very easy to create a QR code of a web page and quickly share it to any mobile device.

 

The quick sharing of a web page by generating a QR code can be enabled by switching on a hidden configuration flag. Here's how you can enable this feature and generate the QR code.

 

 

How to generate QR Code for a web page in Microsoft Edge Chromium?

 

How to enable the sharing page via QR Code in Microsoft Edge?

The sharing page via QR Code feature in Microsoft Edge is hidden behind a configuration flag that needs to manually enabled. To enable it, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge browser, and navigate to edge://flags/#sharing-qr-code-generator.
  2. Next to the configuration settings labeled "Enable sharing page via QR Code", there's a dropdown menu. Set it as "Enabled" as shown in the following screenshot:
  3. How to enable the sharing page via QR Code in Microsoft Edge?

  4. Restart the browser for the changes to take effect.

 

How to generate the QR Code of a page in Microsoft Edge?

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge browser, and navigate to the page (kunal-chowdhury.com) or a page of your choice.
  2. Right-click on any blank space of the page. A context menu will appear.
  3. As shown in the following screenshot, click the "Create QR code for this page" menu entry to generate the QR code of the page.
  4. How to generate the QR Code of a page in Microsoft Edge?

  5. It will open a popup with the QR Code.
  6. Now you can scan it with a mobile device, or download the image of the QR code by clicking the "Download" button.

 

 


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