QR/Bar Code Scanner Dialog

Plugin to show a simple scanner dialog and capture Bar/QR code easily. Works with Android, iOS, and Web. It uses html5-qrcode js library for web and qr_code_scanner for Android and iOS


At present, this is the only flutter web plugin that supports barcode scanning

Get Scanned QR/Bar Code

When a QR code is recognized, the text identified will be passed to function callback onCode.

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {

  final _qrBarCodeScannerDialogPlugin = QrBarCodeScannerDialog();
  String? code;

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      home: Scaffold(
        appBar: AppBar(
          title: const Text('Plugin example app'),
        body: Builder(builder: (context) {
          return Material(
            child: Center(
              child: ElevatedButton(
                  onPressed: () {
                        context: context,
                        onCode: (code) {
                          setState(() {
                            this.code = code;
                  child: Text(code ?? "Click me")),

Android Integration

In order to use this plugin, please update the Gradle, Kotlin, and Kotlin Gradle Plugin:

In android/build.gradle change ext.kotlin_version = '1.3.50' to ext.kotlin_version = '1.5.10'

In android/build.gradle change classpath 'com.android.tools.build:gradle:3.5.0' to classpath 'com.android.tools.build:gradle:4.2.0'

In android/gradle/wrapper/gradle-wrapper.properties change distributionUrl=https\://services.gradle.org/distributions/gradle-5.6.2-all.zip to distributionUrl=https\://services.gradle.org/distributions/gradle-6.9-all.zip

In android/app/build.gradle change defaultConfig{ ... minSdkVersion 16 } to defaultConfig{ ... minSdkVersion 20 }


If you are using Flutter Beta or Dev channel (1.25 or 1.26) you can get the following error:

java.lang.AbstractMethodError: abstract method "void io.flutter.plugin.platform.PlatformView.onFlutterViewAttached(android.view.View)"

This is a bug in Flutter which is being tracked here: flutter/flutter#72185

There is a workaround by adding android.enableDexingArtifactTransform=false to your gradle.properties file.

iOS Integration

In order to use this plugin, add the following to your Info.plist file:

<string>This app needs camera access to scan QR codes</string>

Web Integration

No need to update anything, the plugin appends the HTML contents to the DOM.


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