Barcode Scanner, Supported Barcodes And Scanning Speed – Android Route Planner App

Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app provides seamless continuity throughout the entire process of planning and optimizing multi-stop routes, navigating, and completing routes. Furthermore, Route4Me lets you attach various types of proof of delivery, visit, or service to your route stops. Moreover, Route4Me’s Android Route Optimization app features an integrated barcode scanner. In this guide, you can learn how to use the route planner app integrated label scanner, barcode settings, order management system, supported barcode types, and barcode scanning speed.

Route4Me Android Route Planner app with integrated barcode scanner for attaching data to route stops.

NOTE: Depending on your account settings, you can have a different set of features available on your Route4Me Android Route Planner app. To enable specific features for your account, please contact the Route4Me Support Team. Additionally, you can learn more about the difference between Route4Me’s Mobile and Marketplace subscriptions and the features they support.



Using In-App Label Scanner on Android Route Planner App

To attach barcodes to route stops, go to “Routes” in the app’s navigation menu and then open the preferred route. Next, tap the preferred route stop on the opened route, and then select “Scan Barcode” from the menu.

Using a barcode scanner to attach barcodes to multi-address routes on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.


After that, you can use your device’s camera to scan the label. Once the barcode scanner detects the barcode, it will display the captured data on the screen. After that, the app will automatically attach the detected barcode data to the route stop as Custom Data. Accordingly, you can scan multiple barcodes to attach each of them as a separate Custom Data entry.

Scanning barcodes using Route4Me's Android Route Planner app-integrated barcode scanner.


To check the label data attached to a route stop, tap the Information Icon on the stop. Alternatively, tap the Three-Dot icon next to the stop and select “Stop Info” from the menu. Next, scroll to the “Custom Data” section, where the attached barcode data is labeled “ScannedLabel” with the respective number. Additionally, learn more about Route4Me’s Custom Data Add-On.

Opening route stops information with barcodes attached as custom data on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.


Label Scanner Settings on Android Route Planner App

To adjust your Android Route Planner’s barcode scanner settings, go to “Settings” in the app’s navigation menu. Next, scroll to the “Barcode Scanner” section, where you can enable or disable the preferred barcode scanner features.

Barcode scanner settings on Route4Me's Android route planner app.


Label Scanner in the Order Delivery Management System

Route4Me’s Order Delivery Management System enables you to easily import, store, manage, and optimize routes with hundreds of thousands of customer orders. You can quickly and efficiently add, sort, and deliver orders by simply scanning a barcode on the package. For your convenience, Route4Me’s Android Route Planner and iPhone Route Planner apps feature an integrated barcode scanner and support connectivity with various commercial Bluetooth barcode scanners.

Additionally, learn more about the Possession Scan, Sorted, Loaded and Unloaded, and other Scanning Types. To use Route4Me’s Order Delivery Management System, please contact the Route4Me Support Team.

Using mobile barcode scanner to sort, schedule, load, and unload orders within Route4Me's Order Delivery Management System.


Android Route Planner Supported Barcodes and Scanning Speed

Route4Me’s Android Mobile Route Optimization app enables you to scan barcodes from boxes, e-ink labels, digital labels, and other surfaces. You can use the barcode scanner to capture data from most barcodes available on the market in less than one second. Below, you can find the list of supported barcode types and the average scanning speed of Route4Me’s barcode scanner compared to other third-party scanners and route planner apps.

Route4Me's Android Route Planner in-app barcode scanner supports UPC, EAN, Data Matrix, PDF 417, Codes 11, 32, 39, 128, QR Codes, and other barcodes.

Route4Me Supported Barcode TypesRoute4Me Scanning SpeedThird-Party Routing Apps Scanning Speed
Data Matrixunder 1 second2 to 5 seconds
PDF417under 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Quick Response (QR) Codesunder 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Code 11under 1 second2 to 5 seconds
Code 32 (Italian PHARMACODE)under 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Code 39under 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Code 93under 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Code 128under 1 second2 to 5 seconds
Codabarunder 1 second2 to 5 seconds
GS1 Composite Codesunder 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF)under 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Aztec Codeunder 1 second2 to 4 seconds
Universal Product Codes (UPC Codes)under 1 second2 to 5 seconds
International / European Article Number (EAN)under 1 second2 to 5 seconds

NOTE: Your barcode scanning speed may vary depending on the make, model, and camera of your device, barcode quality, and other hardware and software parameters.


Below, you can find samples of some of the barcode types supported by Route4Me’s in-app barcode scanner.

Specifically, QR Codes, Data Matrix codes, and Aztec Code are some of the supported barcode types.

Scan QR Codes, Data Matrix, and Aztec Codes using Route4Me's Android Mobile Route Planner in-app barcode scanner.


Additionally, Route4Me’s integrated barcode scanner supports Code-39, Code-93, and Code-128 barcodes.

Scan Code-39, Code-93, and Code-128 barcodes using Route4Me's Android Mobile Route Planner in-app barcode scanner.


Furthermore, you can also scan PDF417, EAN-8, UPC-A barcodes, and more with Route4Me’s in-app barcode scanner.

Scan PDF417, EAN-8, and UPC-A barcodes using Route4Me's Android Mobile Route Planner in-app barcode scanner.



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