Scandit Barcode Scanner for Android Documentation

Important Notice: We are deprecating the 5.x API on all platforms (except Linux). Release 5.19 in April 2021 will be our final. Applications running 5.x will continue to work, and we will continue to release critical bug fixes and security patches only, for one year. We encourage you to migrate to 6.x and take advantage of our latest / advanced features and improved performance. Migration guides on all platforms are available at As always, please reach out to with any questions or support migrating your application to 6.x.

API Reference

The most important classes are listed below for your convenience. For a full list of classes, consult the documentation for the com.scandit.barcodepicker package.

BarcodePicker ScanOverlay ScanSettings
SymbologySettings ScanSession Barcode

Getting Started

How-to guides

Present the scanner

Basic scanning settings

Advanced use cases

Platform-specific guides

Version/edition upgrades

API changes in 4.9