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Generate VCard as QR Code Using Google Docs

Should you have lots of contacts to be imported into your phone, it can get pretty time consuming to input one at a time. One time saving tip is to have them entered into a spreadsheet and have them converted into VCard format. Google Docs does have a feature to generate VCard as QR Code which you may then use any QR Code reader to read them.

This article demonstrates exactly just how to do that.

A quick summary:
  1. Create a new Google Spreadsheet

  2. Setup 5 columns i.e. First Name, Last Name, Phone, Contacts, QR Code.

  3. First 4 columns should be self-explanatory. As for the last column, it shall be a formula to generate QR Code. Copy and paste below formula.

    =image("https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?chs=200x200&cht=qr&chl=BEGIN:VCARD%0AN:" & A2 & "%20" & B2 & "%0ATEL;CELL:" & C2 & "%0AEMAIL:" & D2 & "%0AEND:VCARD")

Hope it helps.

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