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Assign Triggers to Device Buttons in iScanBrowser (Android)

This article demonstrates how to assign the volume up button on your Android device to trigger a scan (or read) from the paired barcode scanner or RFID reader. 1. Open the sidebar menu by tapping on the hamburger icon (located at the top left of the screen) or by swiping from the left edge of the screen to the center of the screen. 2. Tap on Settings. 3. Tap on Trigger settings. 4. Tap on Trigger Scan to assign a button to trigger the last paired scanner to scan (for

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Enable Saving Scans to a File in iScanBrowser (Android)

This article will show you how to enable the “save scans to file” feature in iScanBrowser for Android. 1. Open the sidebar menu by tapping on the hamburger icon (located at the top left of the screen) or by swiping from the left edge of the screen to the center of the screen. 2. Tap on Settings. 3. Tap on the slider to the far right of Save scans to file.  Once it is enabled, the slider will be red and oriented to the right.

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How to Configure iScanBrowser to Drop Leading Zeros from Scans (Android)

This article will show you how to configure iScanBrowser for Android to drop any leading zero digits from each scan (barcode or RFID). 1. Open the sidebar menu by tapping on the hamburger icon (located at the top left of the screen) or by swiping from the left edge of the screen to the center of the screen. 2. Tap on Settings. 3. Scroll down the Settings page until you see “Drop leading 0 digits from scan.” 4. Tap on the slider to the right of “Drop leading 0 digits

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How to Create a New Web Form Rule in iScanBrowser for Android

This article demonstrates how to create a new Web Form Rule (WFR) in iScanBrowser for Android using the Create WFR button. In this example, we created a WFR to send scan data to the search field on https://buy.serialio.com (our online storefront). Remember that this is only one example of one type of Web Form Rule. If you’re interested in other ways you can use Web Form Rules to automate your workflow, contact our solutions team — we’ll be happy to show you how to complete a wide range of tasks with

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How to Enable Always Showing the Address Bar in iScanBrowser for Android

iScanBrowser for Android doesn’t display the address bar by default. Here, we’ll show you how to enable always showing the address bar. 1. Open the sidebar menu by tapping on the hamburger icon (located at the top left of the screen) or by swiping from the left edge of the screen to the center of the screen. 2. Tap on Settings. 3. Tap on Web Form Rules. 4. Select the checkbox for Always show address bar.

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How to create a new Web Form Rule without the WFR Wizard on iScanBrowser for Android

This article demonstrates how to create a new Web From Rule (WFR) without using the WFR Wizard. Create a WFR without the wizard 1. Open the sidebar menu. 2. Tap on “Settings.” 3. Tap on “WEB Form Rules.” 4. Tap on the green plus symbol to add a new Web Form Rule. 5. When prompted to use the wizard, tap “NO.” 6. After selecting “NO,” iScanbrowser will create a new empty WFR for you. You’ll then be able to adjust the WFR settings as shown in the screenshot below. WFR setting

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Sending Wireless Bluetooth Data Using 3rd Party Keyboard SerialMagic Keys

How can iOS keyboard be used to send user specified data to a wirelessly connected device?  SerialMagic Keys iOS provides a ‘Command Key’ option to send user defined data to trigger some event on the device connected to BlueSnap M6A DB9 connector serial port e.g. to trigger scale to send weight, RFID reader to read tag, sensor to take measurement, barcode scanner to read barcode, etc.   Open SerialMagic Keys app on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, then tap on “Command Key” Choose the wireless device that SerialMagic Keys will send

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About Anti-Metal RFID-NFC Tags

Anti-metal RFID tags (aka on-metal RFID tags) are specialized RFID tags that can be read from conductive surfaces, such as metal (something that regular RFID tags can’t do). The Problem Before you understand the problem, you need to understand how RFID tags work — When an RFID reader scans a tag, it sends a radio-frequency electromagnetic field that powers the tag (passive tags) and allows the RFID reader to communicate with the tag.    The problem arises when the RFID tag is fixed to a conductive surface, such a s metal.

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What is Near Field Communication (NFC)?

NFC is an acronym for Near Field Communication. NFC is a somewhat recent ‘labeling’ for a subset of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) for short-range, wireless protocols. While NFC type RFID can apply to low frequency (LF), high frequency (HF), and ultra-high frequency (UHF) types, it’s most commonly associated with HF and used for close-range applications (hence the “near field”). NFC has some features that distinguish it from other forms of RFID, such as the capacity for bidirectional peer-to-peer communication. This article, An Introduction to NFC, is part of a series of articles intending

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Common types of NFC tags

Although NFC is a subgroup of RFID technology, there are many varieties of NFC tags/inlays to choose from for different solution needs. This page is a summary guide showing common NFC inlay and tag type options available for many common RFID solutions and application needs. This article is a part of the series of articles intended as a practical guide to NFC serving to address many common considerations when selecting an NFC tag type for your unique application or solution.  Clarification — “NFC tag,” as used in this series of articles,

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