07/10/2019

You can scan a 3 word address to enter it into the app, just like you’d scan a barcode, QR code or bank card. Here’s everything you need to know about this feature.

How does it work?

When you see a printed 3 word address in English, you can now open the app, tap the camera icon on the search bar, point your camera at the 3 word address, then select the correct suggestion.

It’s an easy way to enter a 3 word address into the app to save it, navigate to it or share it with someone.

1. Tap the camera icon in the search bar

2. Make sure the 3 word address sits in the scanning window and wait for a few moments for it to be scanned

3. Tap the correct address

When would I scan a 3 word address?

You might come across a printed 3 word address on an event invite, in a guide book or displayed as a sign.

Scanning is an easy way to enter a 3 word address into the app to save it, navigate to it or share it with someone.

What languages does it work in?

It’s available in English for now, so make sure your app language is set to English. We’ll be looking at including more languages in the future.

Can I scan any 3 word address?

The feature can identify 3 word addresses printed in the following formats:

///filled.count.soap
filled.count.soap

Why can’t I see the camera icon in the search bar?

Make sure you’ve downloaded the latest app update. For now, scanning is only available for iOS 11+ and Android 6+.

Download the latest app update.