Barcode Scanner

The Barcode Scanner component can be used to decode scanned barcodes.


Streamline your data entry process and enhance user experience with the Avonni Barcode Scanner. This comprehensive guide walks you through leveraging its robust features and intuitive settings to integrate barcode scanning into your workflows effortlessly.

The Barcode Scanner component operates only on mobile devices using the Salesforce mobile app.

Configuration Settings

Core Settings

  • Open onload: Choose whether the scanner interface automatically opens upon loading the flow screen (ideal for dedicated scanning screens) or requires user interaction, such as a button click (better for embedding within other flow elements).

  • Barcode Types: Select the specific barcode symbols you anticipate encountering. Choose from a wide range, including common types like Code 128, Code 39, QR Codes, and Data Matrix, to ensure accurate and efficient scanning of your barcodes.

  • Instruction Text: Provide clear, concise instructions within the scanner interface to guide users in positioning and scanning barcodes effectively. This text can be customized to align with your application's context and user needs.

  • Success Text: Deliver instant feedback to users upon successful barcode scanning with a customizable success message. This reinforces positive interactions and acknowledges completed scans.

Advanced Settings

  • Enable Bulk Scan: This feature empowers users to scan multiple barcodes consecutively without manual intervention. It is invaluable for inventory management, asset tracking, or event check-ins.

  • Show Success Check Mark: A checkmark icon clearly confirms successful scans. This small but impactful detail enhances user confidence and satisfaction.

  • Scanner Size: Choose from Small, Medium, Large, or X-Large to determine the size of the scanning interface on the screen, ensuring optimal visibility and usability on different devices.

  • Camera Facing: Select whether to utilize the front-facing or rear-facing camera for scanning, catering to different use cases and device orientations.

  • Present with Animation: Enable a smooth transition animation when the scanner interface appears, contributing to a polished and professional user experience.

  • Manual Confirmation: Require users to explicitly confirm scanned barcode data before it's processed, minimizing errors and ensuring data accuracy.

  • Preview Barcode Data: This option displays the raw scanned data before confirmation, allowing users to verify accuracy and make informed decisions.

Button Customization

  • Button Settings: Personalize the scan initiation button with custom labels, visual styles, icons, and placement to seamlessly integrate with your flow's design. This empowers you to create a cohesive and intuitive user interface.

Beyond the Basics: Additional Considerations

  • Device Compatibility: The Avonni Barcode Scanner is optimized for mobile devices with camera functionality, ensuring compatibility with your field teams and mobile workforce.

  • Permissions: Verify that your Salesforce app has the camera permissions to enable smooth barcode scanning operations. Refer to Salesforce documentation for guidance on managing app permissions.

By following this comprehensive guide, you'll unlock the full potential of the Avonni Barcode Scanner, transforming your Salesforce Flows into efficient, user-friendly, and data-driven applications.

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