LEARN HOW TO SHARE WEBSITES USING QR CODES WITH EDGE
Recently, Google released the update for Chrome 88 for the general public which included the long-awaited feature to share websites through QR codes. The feature first appeared in Chromium Gerrit in 2020 and Google had already been working on this feature ever since.
Now, Microsoft has also released a new update that enables QR codes in Edge Canary. The function is enabled by default in Canary, but it is hidden in the section of flags (flags) in the stable version of the browser, as well as in the version for Linux. If you are using the version of Microsoft Edge for Linux in Deepin, you can follow the following steps to activate it:
- Open Microsoft Edge and type «edge: // flags»(Without quotes) in the address bar
- Writes "Enable sharing page via QR Code»(Without quotes) in the search bar
- Click on the drop-down menu and select «Activated«.
4. Restart the Edge browser.
Once the browser has restarted, you can go to any web page and click on the QR Code option in the address bar to generate a code. You can also right-click on the web page and select "Create QR code for this page" to generate a QR code. If you want to share the QR code, just click the "Download" button to download and share the code as an image.
The feature is currently available in version 88 of Microsoft Edge and higher. Users of Edge CanaryFor their part, they will have the function activated by default to be able to generate the QR code simply from the address bar or by right-clicking on the web page.
This function can be very useful in different situations, it even makes it easy for businesses and organizations to share their official websites by means of a simple QR code or to distribute manuals or other materials with direct links to the online version. It also makes it more efficient to share pages through other ways such as TV, Online Videos, and other visual media.
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