Sony Xperia E - Scanning barcodes with the NeoReader™‎ application

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Scanning barcodes with the NeoReader™ application

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


To start the NeoReader™ application


From the Home screen, tap .


Find and tap NeoReader™.

To scan a barcode


When the NeoReader™ application is open, hold the phone's camera over the

barcode until the complete barcode is visible in the viewfinder.


The phone automatically scans the barcode, and vibrates when the barcode is


To enter a barcode manually


When the NeoReader™ application is open, tap .


Enter the numbers of the barcode in the text field, then tap GO!.


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NeoReader™ application menu overview

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

Tap to open more options

Enter the barcode numbers manually. This option can be used if your camera has difficulty

reading the barcode

View a list of previously scanned barcodes

View information about the NeoReader™ application. Read more about different barcode types,

and about how to use NeoReader™

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™


Send a text message to invite a friend to download the NeoReader™ application


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