How to Generate One QR Code for Both App Stores (iOS and Android)

One QR Code for App Store and Google Play

PromotingHow to Generate a Single QR Code to Download an App from iOS App Store and Google Play an app for iOS or Android is challenging, and removing extra steps in the consumer journey is important to maximize app installations. And that goes for QR codes too!

One challenge is creating an efficient QR code and QR code app link that automatically goes to the right app store. A common solution is to create a landing page for the app that includes the iOS and Android app store logos, letting the consumer select the right link for the right store.

Why not just create one QR code to download an app that goes directly to the store depending on the device clicking? It's easier than you think!

Watch this brief step-by-step video that shows you how to generate a single QR code for Android and iPhone for app downloads that opens to the right app store.

URLgeniusHow to Generate a Single QR Code to Download an App from iOS App Store and Google Play lets you create one intelligent QR code (and QR code app link). Depending on the device scanning, the code will open the Apple App Store or Google Play store.

QR codes for app downloads with app links help you remove extra steps in the consumer journey by skipping over landing pages and taking your visitors directly to the iOS or Google Play app store. This can be incredibly effective in cases where the consumer does not need any additional information about the app before visiting the store to install it.

Plus, the URLgenius QR code generator for the app store and Google Play creates dynamic codes, which means you can change the destination of the code even after it's printed. You can even set the code to open the app to a certain screen when it's already installed and you can change those settings any time in the settings on the tab called 'Routing'.

How to Generate a Single QR Code to Download an App from iOS App Store and Google Play

Pro Tip: You can track how many app downloads your QR code is generating if you have the right tags on your app store links. See this related blog post for more information.

Important Google Note: Is your app using Firebase Dynamic Links? If you haven't heard, Google is planning to deprecate the technology. The URLgenius platform is viewed as best alternative to Firebase deeplinks for a wide range of apps because it's designed for marketers and doesn't require any technical resources. More than a Firebase URL shortener, the URLgenius platform even has a deeplink API that can replace the Firebase Dnamic Links API. Contact us about migration and to set up a demo for your entire app team.

Learn more about URLgenius gives you the tools to create a single campaign link for your app install campaigns:

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Step-by-Step: How to Use the URLgenius App Store QR Code Generator for iOS App Store and Google Play

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create a QR code for app downloads from all app stores. In this example, we'll use the Kohl's shopping app. Consider your default URL which you can update in the settings in case someone shares the link behind your single QR code for Android and iPhone, and it's clicked with a desktop computer. Kohl's has a landing page in place, which includes links to both app stores:

https://www.kohls.com/feature/app.jsp

How to Generate a Single QR Code to Download an App from iOS App Store and Google Play

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