How to Create QR codes on DuckDuckGo


DuckDuckGo is the less popular search engine that focuses on the privacy of its users. Although, it is not quite popular among users. But it claims to give a private search to users. While most search engines track your search history, DuckDuckGo does not. A few days back, it added one more feature that gives users another reason of using DuckDuckGo. Now, you can create QR codes directly from the DuckDuckGo search.


QR code is also abbreviated as a Quick Response code. It is a matrix code attached to an item that also records information related to the item. It is popular due to its fast readability and greater storage capacity. QR code is the black and white square matrix with many small square grids inside it. It can be scanned by any imagining deice and processed using Reed–Solomon error correction. Read More about QR codes on Wikipedia.  

If you want to create QR codes from DuckDuckGo, follow these steps.

1. Visit the DuckDuckGo website.

2. Here type “QR” followed by the text that you want to include into QR code. See the  example and snapshot below:


Create QR codes on DuckDuckGo

Once, QR code is ready, you can share it, save it as an image or just share the search URL.

You can use a mobile device to scan the QR code. Be sure not to put the mouse cursor on QR code before scanning.

Use this new feature of QR code and share how you feel about this. Is it working fine for you?

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