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Can we generate a QR code from SharePoint fields and save it as image attached to the list item

We have a SharePoint custom list which contain those fields:-


1) ID

2) Title

3) ProductName


now we want to build a QR code image from the above field such as




and store the image as an attachment inside the list item. so can we do this using a power app button control inside our canvas app?


Helper II
Helper II

Totally possible,


You just need this API from google + <add your text here>

Take this post as a reference QR Code generator - Power Platform Community (


You could even do it automatically via a flow, just call the URL replacing the variables, saving it in the list, no need for a canvas app, unless you need to manage this row per row


hope this helps

Super User
Super User

@cpadilla  i know i can do it using Power Automate Flow, my question is if i can do it inside Power Apps. And i need a canvas app because users will be searching for the items inside the canvas app and click to generate the QR code..


Second question.. as i know we can not make external api calls inside power apps so how i will be calling this API ?


Helper II
Helper II

Sorry for the delay, so Google API will be used as the Image source (in an image control), the URL returns the QR image, like this:




however if you want to save it, you will need a flow, e.g. using OneDrive connector


let me know if this helps


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