Create Bluetooth Pairing Barcode

Article ID: 32218644

Issue / Question

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

Applicable To

DSxx78 series, LIxx78 series, LSxx78 series

Resolution / Answer

This article provides a way to generate a Bluetooth pairing barcode in case the physical pairing barcode warn off or missing.

A. To create a pairing barcode, first we determine the device Bluetooth radio MAC address (BD_ADDR) which is located on bottom of the cradle. (Example: 002368DC0752)

B. Then we create a pairing barcode using 123Scan. This utility is available from Support Portal. Link below.

  1. Launch 123Scan
  2. Upper right, click on 'Barcodes'
  3. Select 'Bluetooth bar codes' then select 'Bluetooth cradle pairing bar code'
  4. At the top, in the 'Pairing value' enter the Bluetooth radio MAC address from Part A (must be upper case). Example 002368DC0752
  5. Click on 'generate bar code' button to create the pairing barcode.

Example screen shot:


+ Applicable Products

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