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Scanning barcodes with the NeoReader™ application

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About scanning with the NeoReader™ application

Use your phone as a barcode scanner to find out more about items you scan. For example, you see a coat in a magazine ad and want to find the nearest retail outlet to buy it. If the ad contains a readable barcode, the NeoReader™ application uses this code to access mobile web content, such as a web page with more product information or a map of nearby outlets. NeoReader™ supports most standard barcode types.

To start the NeoReader™ application

  1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Icn sony neoreader NeoReader™.

To scan a barcode

  1. When the NeoReader™ application is open, hold the phone's camera over the barcode until the complete barcode is visible in the viewfinder.
  2. The phone automatically scans the barcode, and vibrates when the barcode is recognized.

To enter a barcode manually

  1. When the NeoReader™ application is open, tap Icn sony neoreader menu open.
  2. Enter the numbers of the barcode in the text field, then tap GO!.

NeoReader™ application menu overview

The following menu options are available in the NeoReader™ application:

Icn sony neoreader menu open Tap to open more options
Icn sony neoreader menu numbers Enter the barcode numbers manually. This option can be used if your camera has difficulty reading the barcode
Icn sony neoreader menu history View a list of previously scanned barcodes
Icn sony neoreader menu help View information about the NeoReader™ application. Read more about different barcode types, and about how to use NeoReader™
Icn sony neoreader menu personal Select your personal settings, such as language or country. This information is used to personalize barcode content. Also, you can select preferences for how you use the NeoReader™ application
Icn sony neoreader menu invite Send a text message to invite a friend to download the NeoReader™ application
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