Maxicode Overview

Maxicode Sample Barcode

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.

How to scan 1D and 2D barcodes (EN)

Supported Host Device

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Products that Support Maxicode

(Enabled on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners)

DS840, DS860
for Apple


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DS840, DS860
for Samsung


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Supported Business Applications:

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile's CaptureSDK.

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Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest CaptureSDK was implemented in your app. See the latest CaptureSDK version.

See complete list of business applications.

Non-CaptureSDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's CaptureSDK

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Programming

Maxicode 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 Maxicode by scanning the barcode below*:


Enable Maxicode barcode

Disable Maxicode by scanning the barcode below*:


Disable Maxicode barcode

See the full programming guide  for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programming guide.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for Maxicode?

A: UPS


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.