Fat Secret app scanner is hard to use

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KahneFan

Joined: Nov 16
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Posted: 22 Dec 2016, 08:30
I've tried cleaning my camera and everything else I can think of, but it takes me 30 - 60 seconds to find the exact perfect lighting for my FS scanner to focus in and actually read bar-codes for some reason.
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FatSecret

Joined: Jan 16
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Posted: 22 Dec 2016, 18:50
Hi there,

We're not sure why the barcode scanner isn't working for you as we're not aware of an issue. What device are you using?

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KahneFan

Joined: Nov 16
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Posted: 23 Dec 2016, 09:20
S7 Edge. It's all about the lighting. Sometimes it will click right away, but many times I have to twist/turn to get the lighting just right for the scanner to capture the code. I use a scanner on my lottery app and it clicks right away every time.
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KahneFan

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Posted: 28 Dec 2016, 10:00
Looks like I may have just been holding items too close(?). When I hold the items out farther, my camera focuses quicker and grabs the item quicker.
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RegisteredUs...

Joined: Feb 10
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Posted: 28 Dec 2016, 10:03
I agree - it was far better a couple years ago. It seems it takes forever to grab the code. Galaxy S6 Edge
Pigletius

Joined: Feb 17
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Posted: 05 Feb 2017, 11:14
My scanner doesn't work at all. Nexus 5X. I tried all kinds of lightning, distance from camera, different barcodes - doesn't work. As much as I'll miss some functions I have to go back to My Fitness Pal. Their scanner works like a charm.
dele

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Posted: 14 May 2017, 06:13
Same as pigletius -
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quote send message Posted: 05 Feb 2017, 12:14
My scanner doesn't work at all. Nexus 5X. I tried all kinds of lightning, distance from camera, different barcodes - Fitness Pal scanner works fine. Been waiting for almost a year for this to be fixed. Please fix.
randyclark1

Joined: Aug 17
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Posted: 14 Aug 2017, 02:45
Im sure there applications like there similar to camera apps that are useful.



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