How to use Barcode Scanner Application in Power Apps.

This is how you can make a Barcode Scanner Application from Power Apps in few steps.

  • Create New Canvas App in Power Apps Solution (Application format = Phone).
  • Select the “Canvas App” option from :
  • Select Format of the application as Phone:
In Blank canvas insert the Barcode Reader by following these steps: "(Insert> Media> Barcode Reader)".
  • Look for “Barcode reader” in Insert button:
  • Barcode reader Button will appear on the Screen:
Now Add a Gallery and set the layout property of the Gallery to (Title and Sub-Title) and set item
property of Gallery to [BarcodeReader1.Barcodes] where “BarcodeReader1” is name of the Barcode Reader.
  • Select Vertical Gallery to show the recorded data by Barcode Scanner:
Your Barcode Reader Application is now ready to use.
Now open install and open Power Apps in your mobile phone:
  • Wait for application to load in Mobile:
  • Click on the Application to open it :
  • This is the first screen of our Barcode Reader Application:
Now Click On The Barcode Reader Button To Open The Mobile Camera to Scan Barcode.
Scan Any bar Code With The Camera And App Will Capture Its Data:
  • In this Gallery (CODE_128) is the type of Barcode and (ABC-abc-1234) is data of Barcode.

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Abhishek Kumar
Power Apps Consultant