Create a QR Code


Quick Response (QR) Codes are 2-dimensions barcode images that are useful for connecting people quickly to resources. For example, instead of having individuals copy web addresses, including a QR Code in PowerPoint presentation could provide a quick link to other resources.

To create a QR code follow the directions below. To use or scan a QR Code, you'll need a device with a camera, such as a smart phone, tablet, or computer webcam; software that reads it, and access to the Internet via a web browser.

What materials do I need?

  • A valid UA identity (UA Username)
  • Internet connectivity

How do I use this technology?

  1. In a web browser goto the UAA QRCode Generator.
  2. At the login screen enter your valid UA Username and password.

    QRCode Generator Login prompt
  3. In the QRCode URL field enter the desired URL.

    QRCode Generator prompt for URL and Pixel width/hight
  4. In the QRCode Pixel Width and Height field, enter the width/height in pixels for the QR Code.
    1 inch = 96 pixels
    1 cm = ~37.80 pixels
  5. Click Generate QR Code.
  6. The QR Code is generated.

    QRCode Example
  7. To add the generated QR Code into a document, click Click here to download.
    in some browsers the click here to download link may not download the QR Code image, in which case, right-click the image and click Save Image as...
  8. Once downloaded, follow the directions associated with the application for inserting an image.


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