How to use Barcode scanner feature in Dynamics 365 for Phones App using Javascript?

Invokes the device camera to scan the barcode information, such as a product number.

Syntax:

Xrm.Device.getBarcodeValue().then(successCallback, errorCallback);

Parameters:

Parameter Name Type Required Description
successCallback Function Yes A function to call when the barcode value is returned as a String.
errorCallback Function Yes A function to call when the operation fails. An error object with the message property (String) will be passed that describes the error details.

Return Value: On success, returns a string containing the scanned barcode value.

Note: This method is supported only for the mobile clients.

Example: Created a Scan Barcode button on Account Form and configured the below function on OnClick of the button.

function GetBarcodeValue() {
 Xrm.Device.getBarcodeValue().then(
 function success(result) {
 Xrm.Navigation.openAlertDialog({ text: "Barcode value: " + result });
 },
 function (error) {
 Xrm.Navigation.openAlertDialog({ text: error.message });
 }
 );
}

Output:

1.Open Dynamics 365 for Phones App in Mobile or Tablet,

2.Navigate to Accounts and open any Account record and Tap on commands (…).

3.Tap on Scan Barcode.

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4.Mobile inbuilt Barcode Scanner app will be opened. Place a Bar Code and scan for it.

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5.Once the App identifies the Barcode correctly, it will capture the Barcode Value.

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Hope you learned a new thing today :):):)

 

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