Create Bluetooth Pairing Barcode

Article ID: 32218644

Issue / Question

How to create a Bluetooth cradle pairing barcode using 123Scan utility?

Applicable To

DSxx78 series, LIxx78 series, LSxx78 series

Resolution / Answer

To create a pairing barcode, determine the device's Bluetooth radio MAC address (BD_ADDR) – located at bottom of the cradle. For example, 002368DC0752. 

Then, create a pairing barcode using the 123Scan Utility. 

NOTE Download the latest version of the 123Scan Utility.


  1. Launch the 123Scan Utility.
  2. From the upper-right corner, select Barcodes.
  3. Select Bluetooth bar codes then select Bluetooth cradle pairing bar code.
  4. From the top, under the Pairing value enter the Bluetooth radio MAC address. (Enter the MAC address using UPPER-CASE letters). For example, 002368DC0752.
  5. Click on the Generate bar code button to create the pairing barcode.

See the example screenshot:



+ Applicable Products

  • 123Scan
  • 123Scan
  • DS3478-SF Handheld Scanner
  • DS3608-HD DS3678-HD Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • LI3608-SR
  • LI4278
  • LS3478 Handheld Scanner
  • LS3578 Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol DS3578 Series
  • Symbol LS4278 Cordless General Purpose Bar Code Scanner