MaxiCode Overview

MaxiCode is an international 2D barcode that is used by United Parcel Service (UPS) on shipping labels. It is made up of offset rows or hexagonal modules arranged around a unider finder pattern. Also known as UPS barcode.

Maxicode Sample Barcode


You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below. Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable MaxiCode by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable Maxicode barcode

Disable MaxiCode by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable Maxicode barcode

data reader programming guides  for more info and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for MaxiCode?


Q: How to parse the data?

A: App coming soon, please fill out a barcode support form.

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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