UK Postal Barcode

The UK Royal Mail uses the Royal Mail 4-State Customer Code that allows UK postcodes to be read by a machine.

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UK Postal Overview


UK Postal is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. 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 UK Postal by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable UK Postal

Disable UK Postal by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable UK Postal

See full data reader programming guides  for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the D750 programming guide Opens New Window.

Products that Support UK Postal

(This barcode is disabled by default)

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of UK Postal?

A: United Kingdom postal

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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