Add a contact face-to-face




Scanning an ID is the fastest way to add Olvid contacts if you are face-to-face.

  1. Tap (bottom middle) and ask your contact to do the same.

  2. Tap Scan. (The very first time, permission to access your camera is requested. Accepting it is required to scan).

  3. Place your contact’s QR code under the lens of your camera. (Pressing the QR code will magnify it, if necessary).
    • A new QR code appears. It’s a one-time use code.
    • Show it to your contact.
  4. Your contact must touch Scan and scan this one-time QR code.

  5. Then he just has to touch Add to contacts.
    • And that’s it!
  6. A new discussion appears in your discussion list ( at the bottom left).

You can already write your first messages. They will be queued and sent as soon as the secure channel is ready. Its creation is automatic and takes only a few seconds.