How to Make a QR Code for YouTube Videos on the Web, Android and iOS

Converting YouTube video URL to QR code helps people to open and view your video much faster and easier. Instead of typing in a full URL of your YouTube video, you can redirect your scanners directly to your YouTube video when they scan your QR code. This will help increase the visibility of your YouTube channel and can also be helpful for users to access product tutorials or other videos much faster. Here’s how you can create a QR code for YouTube videos on the web, Android, and iOS.

How to make a QR code for YouTube videos


This is a web application that provides the easiest way to generate QR codes. If you log into the service, you even have the option to change the video URL later.

one. To create a QR code for a YouTube video with, simply copy the url of the YouTube video you want to convert to a QR code.

two. Now open YouTube QR code generator Alone paste url into youtube url and give the URL a title to recognize it later.

Paste YouTube URL into

3. You can also add a password if you want to keep the video private or you can skip by selecting No and then click Deliver to create a QR code.

Submit details to create a QR code for YouTube videos

Four. Just right click on the QR code to save it as a picture and share it.

Download the QR code created for the YouTube video

The app also has some downsides. The QR code will not open the YouTube page directly. Instead, it will open the website with the selected YouTube video embedded in it. Also, it takes about a minute to an hour for the QR code to start working as Mevie has to create a page especially for her YouTube video.

2. FlowCode

Unlike Mevie, Flowcode offers more customization options and directly opens your YouTube video. Furthermore, it will also provide you with basic information on how many people opened the video, duration, etc.

one. To create a QR code with Flowcode, copy YouTube video url and open the Flow code website.

two. Here enter the name of the Flowcode to give it an identity and click on To create.

Creating a new flow code

3. Now select the YouTube option Y paste the url of the YouTube video that you have copied.

YouTube video stream code creation

4. Now, you can customize the QR code with different colors, patterns, and you can also add a logo in the middle of the QR code.

Customizing the stream code created for YouTube video

5. Once done, click Create and download FlowCode.

Download the created Flowcode

6. This will open a pop-up window where you can select the file type from PNG, JPG, and SVG. It will download the QR code in the format you have selected.

Select file time to download Flowcode

You cannot edit the video URL after creating the QR code. You need a professional subscription to do it. So once the QR code comes out, you have no options left in your hand.

3. QR Tiger

QR Tiger is one of the best applications to generate QR codes for YouTube videos on the smartphone. It is ad-free and offers most of the useful features in a free version.

one. First, download the QR Tiger app from the Google play store or Apple App Store.

two. Now, open the YouTube video and click on the Share icon, here you will have the option to copy the link, tap it.

Copying the URL of the YouTube video on mobile

3. Now open the QR Tiger app and select Youtube from the home page. Then paste the YouTube video link that you have copied and touch Generate QR code.

YouTube video QR code creation with QR Tiger app

Four. Now, you can customize the QR code with different patterns, colors, and logos. Once done, touch Download it for free.

Customizing the QR code for YouTube in the QR Tiger app

This will download the image to your device which you can view in the gallery or in the photos app. If you have Android, you can also try the QRky app, which is a new and even better user interface than the one offered by QR Tiger.

Conclusion: how to make a QR code for your YouTube video

Whether on the desktop or on the smartphone, Flowcode works great and gives you information. But if you don’t like it and just need a service that helps generate QR codes, QR Tiger and Mevie are good alternatives to quickly jump in and create a QR code.

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