SMS QR Codes

QR codes are another way businesses can connect to customers through their smartphones.

What is a QR Code?

A QR code (Quick Response code) is a type of barcode designed by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process. Since their inception, these barcodes have become popular for mobile marketing, directing consumers to a specific URL when scanned.

Did you know you can trigger an SMS message by scanning a QR code?

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How SMS QR Codes work

      1. Generate your SMS QR Code. Create or login to your touchSMS account to generate your SMS QR Code.
      2. Advertise your SMS QR Code. Once you’ve created your SMS QR Code you can download it and include it on your print and digital marketing material or Covid-19 check-in poster.
      3. Scan your SMS QR Code. Your customers will be able to scan your SMS QR Code using their smartphone. All they need to do is point their camera at the QR code. Then click on the message prompt, complete the SMS and click send. Simple!

You can also use touchSMS QR Codes to link to a URL

Drive traffic and connect to your audience.

How QR Codes can be used

QR Code to SMS

Scan QR code to initiate and SMS captured in your touchSMS account.

Covid-19 Safe Check-in

Stay compliant and keep track of visitors to your business.

Customer Feedback

Allow customers to submit feedback by scanning your QR Code.


Encourage customers to Opt-in to marketing list or loyalty program.

Share Content

Direct customers to your website, social profiles, landing page or a digital menu.

Online Bookings

Setup your QR Code to allow the customer to book or make reservations online.

More Integrations


Connect Slack to touchSMS. Send and receive SMS within your slack workspace and specify a channel.

Maropost Commerce Cloud

Automatically send personalised order status notifications and abandoned cart alerts by SMS. Import your customers to your touchSMS account to make sending SMS marketing and promotions fast and effective.


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