How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium  

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium

    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    30 May 2021
    Designer Media Ltd



    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium


    Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

    The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge is supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

    In Microsoft Edge, you can create a QR Code of an open page's URL to share.

    This tutorial will show you how to create a QR code to share the URL of an open page in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.


    Contents

    • Option One: Create QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge from Address Bar
    • Option Two: Create QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge from Context Menu






    OPTION ONE

    Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge from Address Bar


    1 Open Microsoft Edge.

    2 Open the web page (ex: www.tenforums.com) you want to generate a QR code for its URL.
    3 Click/tap in the address bar, and click/tap on the Create QR code for this page How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-qr_code_button.png. button in the address bar. (see screenshot below)

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_qr_code_address_bar.png

    4 You can now either download the QR code or scan the QR code with your smartphone to share the page's URL. (see screenshot below)

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_qr_code.png






    OPTION TWO

    Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge from Context Menu


    1 Open Microsoft Edge.

    2 Open the webpage (ex: www.tenforums.com) you want to generate a QR code for its URL.

    3 Right click or press and hold on an empty area of the page, and click/tap on Create QR code for this page in the context menu. (see screenshot below)

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_qr_code_context_menu.png

    4 You can now either download the QR code or scan the QR code with your smartphone to share the page's URL. (see screenshot below)

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_qr_code.png


    That's it,
    Shawn Brink






  1. Posts : 113
    Windows 10
       #1

    This no longer seems to work with Edge 91? You can right click on a page then the icon appears in the address bar, but the icon it no longer stays there like before
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  2. Posts : 64,536
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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       #2

    PurSpyk said:
    This no longer seems to work with Edge 91? You can right click on a page then the icon appears in the address bar, but the icon it no longer stays there like before
    Thank you.

    Tutorial now updated.
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  3. Posts : 1,387
    Windows 10 Pro (+ Windows 10 Home VMs for testing)
       #3

    If it doesn't work in Edge then you can always use Nir Sofer's SimpleCodeGenerator to do the same:

    How to Generate QR Code for Page URL in Microsoft Edge Chromium-simple_code_generator.png

    Hope this helps...
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