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How to Create & Download QR Code on Mobile or Desktop in Canva

This guide will help you generate QR code and add to your template design from your desktop or mobile Canva app.

QR codes are a convenient way to share information with your audience, such as links, contact details, social media profiles, and more. But if you want to create a poster, PDF or any other digital print while attaching your details in the form of a QR Code, Canva is the best app to do it and this guide will help you with it.

How to Generate a QR Code in Canva

You can easily create your own QR code using the Canva app on your smartphone or desktop by following these steps:

On Mobile

Canva Design on mobile
Firstly, open the Canva app on your smartphone and create a design. Then tap the ‘+’ icon from the bottom left corner of the screen.
Apps tab on Canva
Swipe left on the bottom toolbar and select the ‘Apps’ tab.
QR Code Canva
Type ‘QR code’ without quotes and select the QR Code app.
Generate QR Code on Canva Mobile
Now enter the URL in the required field and tap the ‘Generate QR code’ button.
QR Code on Canva
Finally, the QR Code will be added to your design.

On Desktop

Apps desktop
Open the Canva website on your desktop browser and sign in to your account. Create a new design and tap the ‘Apps’ tab from the left sidebar.
Desktop QR Code app Canva
Search for the ‘QR Code’ app and select it.
Generate QR Code on Canva
Enter the desired URL in the required field and tap the ‘Generate QR Code’ button. The generated QR code will be added to your respective design.

Download Generated QR Code

Download Generated QR Code Canva
To download your QR code, click the “Share” button from the top right corner of the screen.
Download QR Code
Then click the ‘Download’ tab and select the File format and size.
Download Canva QR Code
Finally, click the ‘Download’ button and follow the on-screen instructions to save the QR code design on your device.

That’s how you can create and download a QR code on Canva. Also, check out our other guides, such as How to make an image transparent on Canva or How to Cancel Canva Subscription.