How to Receive a Digital Business Card

Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to view and save a HiHello digital business card to your phone.

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With HiHello, receiving a digital business card is quick and seamless. If someone gives you their digital business card, you can easily save the card without having to download the app. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to view and save a HiHello digital business card.

How to receive a digital business card

Try it out!

How to view and save a HiHello digital business card

1. Open your Camera app.

Open your Camera app

2. Point your camera at a HiHello QR code and tap the notification that appears at the top of your screen.

Example of a phone scanning another phone's HiHello QR code

3. Tap Save Contact.

A HiHello digital business card with a button that says "Save Contact"

Great job—you're halfway there! Now it’s time to save the card to your phone. You have two options:

1) Email or text the card to yourself

2) Add the card to your phone’s address book

Text or email a digital business card to yourself

Enter in your name and email or phone number, and tap Send.

A HiHello digital business card that shows you two saving options: email or text the card to yourself.

Add the digital business card to your contacts on iOS

Tap Add to Contacts.

A HiHello digital business card that you can save by adding it to your contacts

Scroll down and tap Create New Contact.

To save a card to your iPhone, tap create new contact

Tap Done.

To save a digital business card to your iPhone, tap Done

‍Add the digital business card to your contacts on Android

Tap Add to Contacts. 

Tap Add to Contacts

Tap Download

Tap Download to download the contact to your device

Tap Open File

Tap Open File

Tap Import

Tap Import to import the contact to your device

Tap Phone and tap Import

Tap Phone and then Import

(Optional) To share your contact information in return, fill out the information you’d like your new contact to have and tap Share.

A HiHello digital business card that let's you send your information back to your new contact.

(Optional) Join HiHello to make your own free digital business card! 

Download HiHello to make your own digital business cards.


Remember, you don’t have to have the HiHello app to save someone’s card. However, if you’re ready to make an electronic business then you can download the app for free on iOS, Android, and the web.



Frequently asked questions

When I share my business card with someone the contact doesn't save to their device, what do I do?

If a contact isn't being saved to the device, this is most commonly caused by a missed step during the contact saving process. Please refer to the steps listed above to ensure that every step was followed. Still having trouble? Contact HiHello Support.

Do new connections have to download the app to save my business card?

No, with HiHello you can share your digital business card with anyone, anywhere, anytime—even if they don't have the app. When you share your card, your new connection can either text or email the card to themselves, or save it directly to their phone, all without downloading the HiHello app or creating an account.

This article includes modifications and was originally published on September 8, 2020.


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