Scanner SDK for Android

Easily develop scanning applications for Android tablets and smartphones

Your workers are using Android tablets and smartphones to streamline everyday processes — but the scanning functionality of their built-in cameras lack the speed, performance and ergonomics needed to capture bar codes quickly, easily and accurately. Now, with the Zebra Scanner SDK for Android, give your workers a powerful Bluetooth® Zebra cordless scanner that can be controlled through your Android tablet and smartphone line of business applications. All scanner functions are easily integrated into your Android application, reducing development time and cost.

The result? Your workers get the enterprise-class scanning performance they need to maximize productivity in a scanner that brings all-day comfort to the most scan-intensive jobs.

Image of woman scanning items in a retail store.

Display barcode data in your application 

Let users see all data in any scanned barcode to verify the right item was scanned — and help error-proof your processes.

Control LEDs, beeper and vibration feedback

Configure the three types of feedback indicators in Zebra cordless scanners to meet the needs of your specific environment. A busy retail store may enable the beeper and LED lights, while a hospital may choose to disable the beeper so sleeping patients aren’t disturbed.

Automatically reconnect scanner and device

Lost connect when the scanner is carried out of Bluetooth range from your tablet or smartphone? No problem! When the scanner is back in range, it will automatically re-connect to the right device.

Error-Proof Your Processes with Scanner SDK for Android

  • Define which symbologies can be scanned, ensuring workers capture the right barcodes — ideal for labels with multiple barcodes
  • Disable the scanner after the capture of barcode preventing users from moving on to the next scan until the current transaction is completed and verified — ensures accurate capture of all items at the retail point-of-sale (POS) and more


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