Marketing campaigns evolve, URLs update, and content gets refreshed. If you’re using QR Codes in your campaign, creating editable ones is crucial, as you can quickly update them whenever required.
Without editable QR Codes, you’d be stuck with outdated content, causing user frustration and missed opportunities. This article shows you how to update a QR Code without changing its appearance—eliminating the hassle of costly reprints.
Step 1: Log-in to your Beaconstac dashboard and select “QR Codes” from the left-hand menu
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Step 2: From the list of QR Codes, select the one you wish to update
Once you locate the QR Code, click “Edit.”
Step 3: Change the destination link and click “Next”
Insert the new destination link in the required field.
And just like that, you updated your QR Code without creating a new one!
Things to keep in mind while updating a QR Code
1. Test for functionality: Prior to releasing any updates, rigorously test the QR Code to ensure it functions correctly—directing users to the intended destination without glitches.
2. Do strategic updates: Avoid frequent changes to your QR Code destination, which can confuse users. Plan updates carefully, considering the impact on user experience. Versioning is an option for managing regular changes.
3. Monitor performance: Continuously monitor the QR Code’s performance post-update using tracking and analytics tools. This data-driven approach ensures the QR Code continues to meet its objectives
You just saw how easy updating your QR Codes with Beaconstac is.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Can I update QR Code link?
You can update the QR Code link, provided you create an editable or dynamic QR Code.
2. Can I update a QR Code without changing its appearance?
Yes, updating a QR Code without changing its appearance is possible. If you update the QR Code on Beaconstac’s dashboard, click “Next” on the QR Code customization tab without making any changes.
3. How frequently can I update my QR Codes?
There is no cap on how often you can edit your QR Codes. However, it’s advisable not to make frequent changes as they can confuse end-users.
4. Can I track the performance of updated QR Codes?
If you’re using Beaconstac, you can simply log-in to your dashboard and go to the QR Codes tab. Choose the QR Code you wish to track and click “ Scans.” Here, you can track the total scans, users, scans by device, scans by location, and more.
5. What are the advantages of using dynamic QR Codes for updates?
The foremost advantage of using dynamic QR Codes is their editability. You cannot edit static QR Codes.
6. Can I update an existing QR Code?
Yes, you can update an existing or an old QR Code by following the steps below: 1. Ensure that the QR Code is dynamic.
Harshika is a content marketer at Beaconstac who’s passionate about creating compelling content that educates businesses on leveraging the latest tech to unlock their full potential. Her interests also extend to AI, automation, and productivity tools.