Generate QR Code for Android or iOS Clients

Symeon Huang edited this page Jan 12, 2016 · 1 revision

Shadowsocks Android and iOS supports QR Code configuration.

Update: now you can also scan QR code on Windows, Linux, and OS X.


You can encode your server configuration to a QR Code.

  1. Put your configuration together like this:

  2. Transform it into base64:

  3. Prepend with ss://

  4. Generate a QR Code from the url above.

Generate via GUI clients

You can also generate QR Codes from some GUI clients:


Generate via Command line

pip install qrcode
echo -n "ss://"`echo -n aes-256-cfb:password@ | base64` | qr

If you can't scan the code, try changing your terminal font.


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