How do I use QR codes on Android to activate Hotspot Shield?

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Type QR into the search box and tap the search button. This displays a list of QR code reading apps.  
  3. Tap the QR Code Reader that you want to install.
  4. Tap “Install”. A pop-up will appear, asking you to give permission for the app to access information on your Android.
  5. Tap “Accept”. QR Code Reader will now install on your Android.
    • When the app is finished installing, the “Install” button will say “Open,” and you’ll have a new icon in the app drawer.
  6. Open up the QR app. It’s the icon that looks like a QR code in the app drawer. This opens the app, which looks like a standard camera screen.
  7. Open QR Code Reader. It’s the icon that looks like a QR code in the app drawer. This opens the app, which looks like a standard camera screen.

Tap OK to open the website. This launches your default web browser and navigates to the URL in the QR code.