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Print Secret Messages on Photos

Use Message in Print to embed a hidden message into a photo.
Print this photo as a gift for someone. When they scan the photo with Message in Print the embedded message will appear on their smartphone. You can use text, music, an animation or even a video link as your message.

  • Make an important day extra special with a secret photo message.
  • Show how much you care.
  • Make someone's day that little bit brighter.
  • Include the map to a party venue on your photo, or share a link to your social media page.

Items Required (Materials, Tools)

  • Message in Print smartphone app
  • Inkjet paper (L/4"x6"(10x15cm)/Square)
    Note: Available papers will vary depending on your printer.

The following uses embedding a link to a video as an example.

Create Your Card

  1. STEP
    1

    Open Message in Print.

    Download Message in Print from here

    If you are using Android and are living in China, download from our Chinese website.

  2. STEP
    2

    Tap Create.

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Tap!

  3. STEP
    3

    Tap Video, and then choose a photo to use.

    You can also create Enhanced and Text messages.

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Tap!

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Select a photo!

  4. STEP
    4

    Enter the link for the video, and then print.

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Tap!

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Tap!

    Tips

    • You can also print an envelope for your photo with a QR code linking to the app download page.
      The QR code can be used to download the app and view the secret message.

Complete!

Viewing the Video

  1. STEP
    1

    Open Message in Print and select View.

    • figure: Message in Print screen

      Tap!

  2. STEP
    2

    Hold your smartphone close to the photo and scan any part of it.

    Do not tilt your smartphone; hold it parallel to and approximately 5 inches (about 10 cm) from the photo.

  3. STEP
    3

    View the secret video.

    Internet access is required for video playback.

Download from here!

  • Message in Print

If you are using Android and are living in China, download from our Chinese website.

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