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KERR
Making moves
Status: Trending idea

I know Edge has this - very handy. You just right-click the page and Edge will generate a QR code for the URL.

 

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I'm currently using this extension which is decent:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/qr

Thanks!

19 Comments
jaideepghosh
Making moves

We should have a QR based tab sharing.

This approach will allow the desktop users to scan the QR which will hold the current URL. By scanning the current URL from their mobile, they will be able to open the same in their mobile phone. They don't have to type the long URL manually.

MintMain21
Familiar face

Thanks for the extension recommendation btw.

Faller_Fox
Strollin' around

Please, add the option "Generate a QR code for this page" at the right click menu natively (as in Microsoft Edge), because none of the extensions for this in the Add-ons store is monitorised for security reasons by Mozilla and it will be very useful.

steel835
Familiar face

This idea has already been posted, you can vote for this idea here: https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/ideas/include-a-qr-code-generator/idi-p/1719

Mte90
Making moves

Just to understand, this is a way to open a link with the mobile phone when you are in the front of your computer?

Firefox has natively when the Firefox account is configured on multiple devices to send a link to another device. Right click on the tab, share to a device and that's it.

It is more fast than a Qr code and doesn't require to use also the device itself.

Medi
Strollin' around

A native implementation would be nice or, at the very least, an approved add-on created/recommended by Firefox. I don't trust many of the current add-ons to not be collecting data or to be sold off and modified into borderline spyware, as has happened in the past.

Were it made to the usual Firefox standards (think the amazing screenshot tool), it could be expanded to into also scanning QR codes on the web without the need for a camera to do so.

Sending tabs via synced browsers is limited. In an office or school setting its more convenient if peers can generate and share links via QR codes. Rather than email or through a third-party messaging app. If anything, this should already be a feature, given the mobile app had possessed a native QR scanner for years.

igorlogius
Familiar face

> approved add-on created/recommendions by Firefox

this would be nice

 

Status changed to: Trending idea
Jon
Community Manager
Community Manager

Hey all,

Here with an exciting update…

Your idea has been upgraded to the status of “Trending idea.” This means it’s now one step closer to reaching our internal teams for review—learn more about The Idea Journey.

Please keep the conversation going (the more details, the better) and stay tuned for updates 😃

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autowinlaf
New member

Share page as QR code

Chrome has QR Code, Whatsapp, Twitter, FB messager