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2421628 - Record attendance via QR code


  • How to set up and record attendance via QR Code functionality?
  • Is the QR code functionality working on the SAP SuccessFactors Mobile app?


SAP SuccessFactors Learning


Learning admin Steps:

  1. Go to Learning Administration > System Administration > Security > Role Management > Add all permissions to the "DEFAULT INSTRUCTOR" role >
  2. Associate an instructor record with a user if that's not done (People > Instructors > Search for an instructor and add a user in the "Related User" field) >
  3. Make sure that the instructor has the "DEFAULT INSTRUCTOR" role selected on the instructor record (same location as above) >
  4. System Administration > Configuration > Global Application Settings > Select the "Enable QR Codes" checkbox >
  5. Register the user in the class that leverages the instructor you used above.


  • You will need two devices capable of running the SAP SuccessFactors Mobile app.
  • Install the app on both – Learner and instructor.
  • The scanner only works on an iPad, the instructor must use an iPad for recording.
  • User Tablets, iPhones and Androids can open the QR code to be scanned. 

To open the QR code as a learner (the user registered in the class):

  1. Open the app >
  2. Navigate to Learning >
  3. Click the "View Registration" button of the class >
  4. Click "My QR Code".


  1. From Learning
  2. Select Class
  3. Select Check In Button
  4. QR code is displayed.

To scan a QR code as an instructor:

  1. Open the app >
  2. Tap the three lines in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and select "Instructor" >
  3. Tap the "Past Classes" tab and access the desired class >
  4. Tap the "Edit Attendance" button under the "SCHEDULE" (not under "STUDENTS" where the record learning button is) >
  5. Tap the "Scan" button at the very top of the screen > 
  6. The QR code scanner will automatically open and start looking for a code. Once it finds it, it will automatically grab it. 

See Also

Enabling QR Codes to Record Attendance


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