φ² Mobile App

Don't want to search for your favorite venue anymore? Just want to scan a sticker and check-in?
Use φ² Scanner on your Android phone!

  1. Install the 'φ² Scanner' app: Search the Android market for 'φ² Scanner' ('phisq' or 'phi2' will work too). Install! or:
    Follow this link from your handset. or:
    Scan the barcode on the right.
  2. φ² Scanner will ask you to install the xzing barcode reader (φ² needs it to scan bar codes). Follow the instructions once you launch the app. Or download .apk file here.
  3. Scan, check-in, claim your mayorship!

φ² Barcode Generator

No barcode yet?! Generate a barcode below and stick it on your favorite venue!

Generate the barcode using an address...
Venue name:
Venue location:
For venue location, use any address you know that's nearby (e.g. Isafjordsgatan 22, Stockholm, Sweden). In some cases using just the city name works fine, but sometimes it won't be specific enough. (Still not finding your venue? Seems a little complicated? The FAQ explains the techie reasons why, using the venue ID instead below might help.)

...or by using a Foursquare venue ID:
Venue ID:
Find the venue on the foursquare site and use the number from the URL (e.g. 'http://foursquare.com/venue/364422', the ID is 364422).