QR code is a simple way to transform any text or URL into a graphical image. It is helpful when you want to hide confidential data or URL from unwanted persons. You can also use QR code to write a email message. Despite the fact that any one can read the QR code with Barcode/QRcode scanner, undoubtedly, it adds an extra layer of encryption to your data. No one can read them with the empty eyes.
While tons of QR code generating applications are there, we are here to introduce a simple and shortcut method of generating QR codes.
You can easily generate QR code with Google API or Google Drive.
Use Google API to create QR Code
Simply paste the following URL at your browser and append the text or URL at the end of it.
Example: QR code for text:
Example: QR code for URL
Generate QR Code in Google Drive
You can create QR codes in Google drive too. All you need to do is to create a new spreadsheet, type or paste any text or URL at the first cell (A1) and paste the following at the adjacent cell in the next column (B1).
=image("https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?chs=150x150&cht=qr&chl=" & A1)
Hit “Enter” and see the magic.
By this method, you can generate QR codes in bulk. Just place the texts/URLs at the next cells of the first column (A) and drag the right-hand-bottom corner of the cell B1.
The corresponding QR code for each cell in column A will be created at the adjacent cell in column B. That’s it!