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Use Slido with a QR code

There are two ways to give your participants the option to join the event instantly with a QR code. You can display it in Present mode, or download it and use it online and on your event materials. Your audience will simply scan the QR code with their phones to enter the event.

All events have this feature turned on by default.

💡 Available in all plans.

In this article:


Display the QR code

Whether you're running a remote event or your audience is present in the room, showing questions, ideas, and poll results in Present mode is a great way to drive interaction. To have the joining instructions available anytime, both the QR code and event code are visible in Present mode. 

To display Present mode: 

  1. In your event, click the Present mode button
  2. Select Present in fullscreen
  3. Alternatively, you can Copy Present mode link and open it in a new tab

🚀Pro tip: Using QR code with company or event logo
If you uploaded a logo, the QR code will only be shown on the introduction screen in Present mode. When questions, polls, quizzes or ideas are displayed, the logo will replace the QR code on the left side. 

💡 Learn more about how to add logo and custom colors to your event. 


Download the QR code

You can download the QR code and share it via email, social media, or your internal communication platform, or print it out onto your event materials.

To get the QR code:

  1. Click the Share button in the upper right corner
  2. Select Download QR code.


Disable the QR code

If you don't need a QR code, just turn it off in your event Settings.

To do so: 

  1. In your event, go to Settings
  2. Open Slido Labs Beta
  3. Toggle off Join event via QR code


Get the QR code for a specific poll or survey

If you need to share a specific poll or survey via a QR code, you need to use a 3rd party QR code generator.

  1. Click the three vertical dots next to your poll
  2. Select Share and copy the direct link
  3. Put the link into your QR code generator. 


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