How To Get Venmo Qr Code – Step-By-Step Guide


This article will provide a step-by-step guide on how to get your Venmo QR codes, fix common issues that might occur during scanning, and so on.

With the introduction of the Venmo QR code transactions and payments have been made easy. 

But most people still find it hard to set up their QR code or even sometimes, people encounter difficulties while they are trying to scan a QR code.

Since major businesses are already adopting Venmo as a payment system, it makes sense for it to be able to create QR codes for its users. 

But most Venmo users are still encountering difficulty in figuring out how to get their QR codes from the Venmo app.


Step-by-Step Guide on How To Get Venmo Qr Code


The Venmo app, like most money-sharing apps, has a QR code section for its users. This makes contactless payments easy for its users, especially at businesses that accept Venmo as a payment method.

It is this feature that makes Venmo one of the most popular money-sharing apps. 


Step-by-Step Guide on How To Get Venmo Qr Code


The Venmo QR code section has two features. One is labeled “Venmo Me” and it is used to find friends and family, while the other one is labeled “Show to Pay” and it is used to make payments in stores or businesses that accept Venmo.


With the Venmo QR feature, you don’t have to worry about knowing other Venmo users’ email usernames or phone numbers. All you need to do is just scan their QR code, and you are done.

And also, you can share your QR code with your friends and family via text message, email, or even social messaging apps.

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Getting a QR code is not as complicated as most people think. This guide will run a step-by-step on how to do that.

  • Open the Venmo app
  • Click on the three straight lines at the top left corner of the home screen.
  • You will click on your profile picture that has a micro logo on Facebook and Instagram.
  • After clicking on the profile picture, it will show your QR code with three options below. You could either print it, send it via email or download it on your phone.


How Can I Use Venmo QR Code?


Venmo is a mobile app that lets you easily send and receive money. You can use Venmo to pay for things with your bank account, online, or in person. With the QR feature, payment using the Venmo app has made transactions smoother and faster. 

These are ways you can use the Venmo QR code.

  • Send money to friends and family.
  • Use it to pay for goods and services.
  • Use it to receive money for goods sold or services rendered.
  • You can send it to your friends and family to send money to you on Venmo.
  • You can also use it to add friends to your Venmo account.


How to Fix Venmo QR Code Problem While Scanning


Just like most technological devices or software, one might have issues with the Venmo app, especially when it comes to scanning other people’s QR codes.

Even though the issue could be from the Venmo server or a glitch on their part, there are simple fixes to troubleshoot the problem. And if the problem persists after these fixes, then you will have to contact the Venmo support team.


Here are a few simple fixes to troubleshoot the Venmo QR code issue.

  • Make sure your smartphone is connected to the internet. The problem could be from your internet provider or connection.
  • Make sure Venmo has access to your smartphone camera. Access is usually requested by the app immediately after installing it.
  • Ensure that the Venmo app on your phone is up to date. If you are not sure of its current version check either Google Play for Android or Appstore for iOS users to update the app.
  • Make sure the QR code you are trying to scan is the correct one. You can do this by asking the owner of the code for its authenticity.
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And if the problem persists after these fixes, contact Venmo’s support team for help.


Can Venmo QR Code Be Used By Businesses?

Of course, Venmo QR codes can be used for personal and business purposes. The business QR code is, however, different from the personal QR code. The business QR code is usually used for business transactions. 

For the business aspect, you can create a unique QR code for each product and service you want to sell.  


How to Use Venmo Qr Code for Business


  • Print your QR code and put it up in a place that is easily accessible to your customers. To print your code, tap on the “share” button on the home screen to open your scanner. Tap on the ‘Venmo me” button to see your business profile QR code. You can then download it or send it to a printer.
  • You can also create a unique QR code that directs customers to a particular product with the price already inputted. You can do this by tapping the ‘Venmo me’ button and then tapping on the “$” button.


Once you’ve done this, you can set a specific amount. So any time a customer scans the code, it takes them directly to your business profile. 

You can also create a business QR code by going to the QR code creator page on the Venmo website and inputting the necessary information about your business. You can also use the QR code creation app to create your business QR code.  

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Video Guide







With Venmo’s QR code feature, payment has become very easy and smooth. There are two types of QR codes for every user.

There is the Venmo me QR code that you can use to send money to friends and family and also use to receive payment from friends or family. 

The other QR code is ‘show to pay’. This one is for stores and businesses.

With the guidelines stated above, you should have no difficulty in getting and using your Venmo QR code.

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