How to create a QR Code for payment

Create qr code for payment

QR Code Payment – What is QR Code and How does it Work? 

All of us have come across the phrases, “Scan QR Code, Scan to Explore, Scan to Pay, Scan to See Menu.” But what do these phrases signify? Yes, these are QR codes. Like any other invention, the invention of QR Code too was not much talked about in its infancy. Back then, little did we know, we would be surrounded by QR Codes in the smallest of shops to the grandest of restaurants, from making small or big payments to surfing through the menu at restaurants. When it started getting popular, people had multiple questions, “How to create a QR code for payment?”, “How to use QR Code?”, “How to scan QR Code?” , “How to generate QR code?, “How to create Google Pay QR Code?”, etc.

After much research, years later down the lane, people came to know that the QR (Quick Response) code was developed in the year 1994 (absolutely astonished) by Denso Wave a Japanese Automative Company that triumphed in flabbergasting and alluring the netizens because of its features like swift readability, prompt actions and touch-less payments and that is how the QR Codes made its way to the tech-market and became the talk of the town. 

Before we shift our gears to embark upon the discussion of how to create a QR code for payment, we must first be acknowledged of how a QR Code works and how to scan a QR code (read our article to know more).

How do QR Codes Work

QR codes come with the advantage that they can be scanned from both papers as well a screen, and comes in handy, unlike barcodes.

On scanning the QR code, the black-white boxes and patterns are decoded by the software on a smartphone which is then converted into a string of characters. The actions such as confirming payment information, verifying geolocation, opening a browser link, etc then take place.

QR Codes work only with two most important requirement

  • A smartphone or tablet with an in-built Camera
  • Barcode Scanner to scan QR codes

Over time, it has become even easier to scan QR codes via smartphone or tablet camera. All you need to do is;

Open Camera → Place the phone towards QR Code Scanner → Do not hit the click button → Undertake the operation that pops on the screen

Are you too looking for a cashless medium of accepting and making payments?

With evolution surprising us daily, it is of no astonishment that we are on the verge of becoming cashless completely without even noticing it. Now, we have to brace ourselves because we have to keep up with the trends. It is of utmost importance that we keep on upgrading our business tactics, strategies and ethics regularly to give tough competition to the competitors. Hence, if you decide upon going cashless for the inflow and outflow of money in your business then you must have indeed considered generating a QR code to make and accept payments. 

But, how do you generate a QR Code for Payments?

To generate QR codes for payment you will have to undergo a few steps until you are all set to enter the cashless world. Here, we have jotted down a few ways through which you can be a step closer towards the digital world. 

(1) Generate a QR Code

The Internet has absolutely made the world smaller and has brought all of us closer. Just like you have landed on this page, it is equally easy to generate a QR code, yes, also for payment. Many free applications allow you to generate a QR code for payment. All you must do is follow the steps mentioned.

→ Open the QR Code Generator Tool

→ Copy the link of the page you want to have a QR code of

→ Paste it into the QR Code Generator Tool 

→ You shall see an option to print the QR code. (Copy or Print it)

(2) Scan the QR Code

Open the Camera or Scan QR code option on your phone. Scan the QR Code that you see on your screen. You will be directed to the payment page. And, you are good to go. 

(3) Collect hard money. Get it loaded in your linked bank account

Once you have successfully undertaken the above-mentioned steps, you will see that the money has been deposited in your linked bank account. 

The best about scanning QR codes for payment or any other operation is that it doesn’t need any application to be installed to undertake the procedure. Anyone with a smartphone can scan and make a UPI Payment or receive one.

Generate QR Code to accept payment or pay via Google Pay

Google Pay for Business gives you a feature to accept or make payments to Google Pay users. For the same, both parties must have UPI (Unified Payments Interface) Code generated. This code is generated only when you have installed the Google Pay application on your smartphone. UPI is a system that allows multiple banks to work together across various banks and help the customer to complete the task of making or accepting payment under one roof. 

Step 1: Google Pay for Business app on your smartphone

Step 2: Click on QR Code and copy the checkout link

Step 3: Paste the checkout link and try to scan it from your smartphone

Step 4:Once the action succeeds, download the QR Code (for free) 

Step 5: Print the QR and put it wherever you want your customers to pay it via debit card, credit card, Google Pay, PayPal, Apple Pay, Square Pay, Paytm, etc.

Google Pay QR Code scanning to make or accept payment is one of the fastest-growing technologies. If you still have not considered getting your personalized QR Code for Google Pay or UPI Payment, surely you are missing out on something really big. 

It is yet not late, consult Shoocal to get your own personalised QR Code for Payments. We shall be at your service 24*7 and will be happy to serve you.