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QR Code

A QR code is a 2D barcode that people can scan with their smartphone to open and take your survey. It's common to include QR codes on print media like pamphlets, posters, and receipts.

You can download a QR code for your survey when you create a Web Link collector, as long as you're the survey owner or have full control permissions, and you're not using custom variables.

Download a QR Code

To download your QR code:

  1. Create a Web Link collector.
  2. Optional: Customize your URL ending. Since the QR code you download includes the URL ending in the file name, customizing the URL ending can make it easier for you to match it with the right survey and collector.
  3. Click DOWNLOAD QR CODE under the survey link. The QR code downloads to your computer with the file name QR code_your-weblink-ending.jpg.
Using Internet Explorer 9?

If you’re using Internet Explorer 9, the steps to download your QR code are a little different.

To download your QR code:

  1. Create a Web Link collector.
  2. Optional: Customize your URL ending. Since the QR code you download includes the URL ending in the file name, customizing the URL ending can make it easier for you to match it with the right survey and collector.
  3. Right click the QR code image and click Save Image As, or click the Save Image button.

Options & Settings

The collector options you select affect both the survey link and the QR code—so the survey experience will be the same for people taking your survey from either place.

Analyzing Results

If you send out both the URL and the QR code to collect responses, you won't be able to filter your results by QR code only. You can only filter your results by the entire collector.

If you want to be able to filter by QR code only, make sure to only share the QR code and not the URL—then you can filter by collector.

Scanning a QR Code

Scanning a SurveyMonkey QR code with your smartphone or tablet opens the survey on the device so people can take the survey. Some phones already have QR code readers built in, or you can download a QR code reader app onto your device.

Download and share a QR code so people can scan the code with their smartphone and take your survey.

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