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Understanding badge scanning
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Attending an event and scanning a badge is a quick and efficient way to exchange information. This guide explains what information is captured and saved when you scan a badge using our platform. Understanding this process can help you make the most of networking opportunities and manage your contacts effectively.

Which information is saved when scanning a badge?

When attending an event, scanning a badge is a quick and efficient way to exchange information. This article explains what information is captured and saved when you scan a badge using our platform. Understanding this process can help you make the most of networking opportunities and ensure that you manage your contacts effectively.

Benefits of Scanning a Badge

Scanning a badge provides several benefits:

  • Efficiency: Quickly save contact information without the need for manual entry.

  • Accuracy: Ensure that the details saved are accurate and up-to-date.

  • Networking: Easily connect with other attendees and follow up after the event.

Information Saved from a Badge Scan

What Details Are Captured?

When you scan a badge at an event, the following information is typically saved:

  • Full Name: The attendee's first and last name.

  • Job Title: The attendee's current job position.

  • Company Name: The name of the attendee's employer or organization.

  • Email Address: The attendee's professional email address.

  • Phone Number: The contact phone number provided by the attendee.

  • Profile Picture: If available, the attendee’s profile picture.

  • Social Media Links: Any social media profiles linked to the attendee’s badge.

Additional Information

Depending on the event and the setup of the badge scanning system, additional details may be captured, such as:

  • Address: The attendee's business or personal address.

  • Interests: Specific interests or preferences indicated by the attendee.

  • Custom Fields: Any custom information fields set up by the event organizer.

  • Common connections

How to Access Saved Information

Once a badge is scanned, the saved information can be accessed through your attendee profile on our platform. Follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your account.

  2. Navigate to the 'Contacts' section.

  3. View or export contact details as needed.

Badge scanning at events simplifies the process of capturing and saving important contact information. By understanding what details are saved and how to access them, you can enhance your networking efforts and stay connected with ease.


Syncing Contacts scanned while offline

If you don't have an Internet connection when scanning a badge onsite, don't worry!

Badges scanning and Contact sync

The app will save the scanned information offline and push it online once you are able to connect to the internet again.

Knowing when Contacts haven't been synced

If the connection is not stable and the Contacts haven't been synced, you will see the following message:

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By leveraging the badge scanning feature, you can ensure a seamless and efficient networking experience, capturing all essential details and staying connected with new contacts. This not only enhances your event experience but also helps in building lasting professional relationships.

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