Geeni camera won’t scan qr code

Geeni camera won’t scan qr code. Old android versions are incompatible with QR codes. The camera won’t scan the coded if the code is blurred.

If the camera of the phone isn’t working, the code won’t be scanned. The dust and scratches on the camera lens may stop the QR code from scanning.

My Geeni camera wasn’t scanning QR codes. I had to pay my bill through a QR code as I left my wallet at home. But my Geeni camera wasn’t cooperation with me.

My friend saved me by paying the bill, and I later sent him his money, but the embarrassment of not scanning the QR code in front of people was huge.

I checked my Geeni camera as I still wasn’t scanning the QR code. I checked my phone’s camera and software details and searched for the reason. I found the Geeni camera not scanning the QR codes and the solution.

Read to learn!

Geeni camera won’t scan qr code

Having a Geeni camera to scan QR codes is cutting edge, and the technology is fun, but not until the camera doesn’t scan the code when you need the code scanning.

Not being able to can to pay is embarrassing and not to mention bad. Nut the issue of not scanning QR code by Geeni camera has been reported by Geeni users.

The camera is not at fault all the time. However, the Geeni camera may have issues too.

If the lower android version is on your phone, then the QR code scanning through Geeni won’t be possible. The lowest version for code scanning by Geeni is android 9.

The dust in the camera or on the camera lens may repel the scanning. The QR code may be too big to be scanned by the camera. Read fixes below.



The lens is the most important thing in scanning the QR code. If the lens is dirty, it won’t be able to see the QR code clearly, and the scanning process will also affect the camera.

The camera can be dirty in two ways, either there is dust inside the lens or dirt outside the camera.

The dirt can be on the camera lens, blocking the view a bit and making the QR blur while it tries to focus.

Dirty less is pretty common as dust is present in the environment and can get on the lens too.

If there is dust on the lens of the camera, then you need to get a soft fabric that won’t scratch the lens and clear the dust on the lens.

The inside dust can’t be cleared by you, so get a professional. The dust won’t get inside the camera if it hasn’t been opened. The problem with the dirty camera also consists of scratches.

Although the camera isn’t technically dirt, the scratched lens won’t scan the QR code as the searches can get into the camera’s way, making the lens blur and not getting a picture for you.

Scratches can’t be cleared. Either you get the lens replaced or the camera.



Brightness is another issue with QR codes. Neither will the codes with too much brightness be scanned, nor will the codes with too low brightness.

Brightness is a relatively big issue with the camera. The mistake made by users is that they increase the phone’s brightness in order to get a better scanning result, but the result is opposite to their expectations.

The camera can’t focus on too much light from the phone, and the code is not scanned. If the phone’s brightness is too much, lower the brightness and try scanning.

The opposite of too much brightness is too low brightness. The too dim brightness shows the same error as the too much brightness.

The light of the phone may be too low for the camera to focus, and the camera won’t be very good at scanning.

If the brightness of the phone is too low, then increase it, but don’t increase the brightness too much.

The optimum and suitable brightness of the phone for scanning the QR codes is 50%. The brightness at 50% is not too high and not too dim either. So try it.



After the scratches and dirt on the lens and solving the brightness issue, the position of the QR code matters a lot.

The position of the code should match the angle at which the camera can scan it clearly.

The angle of the phone showing the QR code may not be suitable. The suitable angle for the camera lens is 90 degrees.

The other angles are not good enough for the camera to scan the code. The brightness is affected by angles too. The camera may only be taking an angle from the front, but you may have it tilted a bit.

The angle has an impact on the camera, so adjusting the angle when the code is not being scanned is a good idea.

Other light sources are the reasons the angles are important, as the phone’s screen may reflect the angles of the phone, and the reflection in the lens of the camera isn’t going to let the camera scan.

You can turn the other light source off and then scan by the correct angle but correcting the angle and not having to deal with other sources of light is much better. Just adjust the QR code position.

Code size

code size

Even after adjusting the brightness of the phone and the angle to meet the camera, the scanning of QR codes may not be done by the Geeni camera.

The issue is most common because of the size. Literally, the size of the QR code is a big problem on its own.

Sometimes all the other factors of the phone and the camera are complete, but the size of the QR still intervenes and makes it impossible to scan the QR code.

The size issue of the code is easy to solve. The size of the phone and the QR are dependent on each other.

The size of the phone may be small, and the QR code will match it and become smaller, but a small QR code can’t be scanned by the camera easily as a small code isn’t clear to the camera.

The small size issue of the QR code can be solved easily. You can get a bigger screen showing the QR code and scan it.

The screenshot from the phone can be transferred to another phone or even the TV and get scanned easily. Enjoy setting the size and getting the code scanned.

Programming issue

The programming issue is not in the phone but in the camera. The camera is not well.

There can be an internal fault in the camera and even programming issues like bugs causing it not to scan the code. Bugs in the camera, like phones, are pretty common.

The bugs in the camera can be eliminated from the phones using the same way as the phone bug removing. Reset is a great way for the camera to remove bugs.

Start the setup process after resetting the camera. The camera, after the reset, will have no bugs and work perfectly for scanning.


The programming issues and even the position and size adjustment tricks are sometimes useful for scanning the code.

The lens can be cleared, and the brightness of the phone can be set for the camera. Resetting is the last DIY camera trick. You can claim a warranty if all the methods above aren’t useful. Thanks for reading!

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