Best Free RFID Apps for iPad: Turn Your Device Into Scanner

We have handpicked the best free RFID apps for iPhone and iPad to let you enter and track tags with utmost ease. Moreover, you can also customize these top RFID apps for iOS to suit your needs perfectly. Let’s head over to explore them and pick out the right one for your device!

Radio Frequency Identification allows a business entity to locate and find their objects through unique tags in them. Depending on the range, the app will read and give you all details in the context of the particular app.

You can define and schedule your products efficiently, making your business grow. You can even find out the zone and see the last time where these products/people were.

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Best Free RFID Apps for iPad and iPhone

#1. RFID AsReader Dock

RFID AsReader Dock iPhone App Screenshot

This app works in conjunction with RFID AsReader (ASR-030D). It’s a case-mount-reader that’s connected to the iOS device via the Lightning connector. It works spotlessly in letting you read RFID tags.

With the iOS app, you can keep track of your tags and also be able to manage them effortlessly. Easy-to-use features and clean interface make it a handy RFID reader.

Price: Free

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#2. simple RFID

simple RFID iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

With “simple RFID” at your beck and call, you can make inventory counting and order verification a hassle-free experience. It lets you quickly navigate through your product library and program a tag based on your requirement.

One notable feature of this app is the “Offline mode” that enables you to collect RFID data even when there is no reception. Therefore, your important work never comes to a standstill.

It also features a built-in barcode/QR code scanner to let you breeze through the task. That’s not all; you can also upload photos and voice messages to communicate with more flair!

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Price: Free

#3. RFID Web Wedge

RFID Web Wedge iPhone App Screenshot

This app has been designed to scan and enter the tags into different web pages. This app is compatible with 1128 Bluetooth UHF Rea 1128 Bluetooth UHF RFID and the 1153 Bluetooth Wearable UHF RFID Readers from TSL.

You can scan and enter the tag in a single shot. The app can quickly convert the data into ASCII text format from the coding.

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You can either create tags in EPC format or user-friendly format as per industry need. The scan function can be prolonged and stretched so that large tag data can be inserted with ease.

Price: Free

#4. RFID Explorer

RFID Explorer iPhone App Screenshot

RFID Explorer will swiftly provide you the list of tags nearby. The app works well with 1128 Bluetooth UHF Reader. You can create and make tags with the help of this app. You will also be able to customize tags in the memory bank of the app.

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It lets you instantly generate a list of unique and nearby transponders (tags). You can also view a summary of scan operations to ensure everything is in the right order.

It comes with ASCII protocol that makes the data reading easy and flexible. You can view the send, receive data of the app, and put in other supporting information.

Price: Free


IDBLUE RFID iPhone App Screenshot

IDBLUE RFID offers very efficient tag read and writes functionality. The app is compatible with software such as IDBLUE.HF and IDBLUE.UHF. It provides various details regarding the tags like Device timeout, prolonged scanning, Bluetooth timeout, mode of disconnection, etc.

There is also a factory reset function to wipe out all the existing data and start afresh. Moreover, IDBLUE has a user guide, and demo video included that helps in using the app and creating tags.

Price: Free

#6. RFID Tag Finder

RFID Tag Finder iPhone App Screenshot

If you want to keep track of tags more conveniently, you should keep “RFID Tag Finder” in mind. It’s compatible to work with SGTIN-96, GRAI-96, ASCII, and Hex. You can enter target asset identifier manually or scan it from a barcode.

Thanks to the responsive audible, signal-strength feedback and advance graphical signal meter, RFID Tag Finder, it helps you quickly access and monitor tags. You will also be able to configure Tag Finder to detect when the asset is very nearby.

Based on your convenience, you can optimize the Tag Finder to suit your needs better.

Price: Free

#7. RFID Scan Scan Write

RFID Scan Scan Write iPhone App Screenshot

“RFID Scan Scan Write” excels in commissioning UHF RFID tags with not just industry standard and but also custom EPCs. It’s compatible with TSL Bluetooth UHF RFID Reader. It will quickly take GS1 barcode information and then encode tags with GS1 SGTIN-96, GRAI-96 or GIAI-96 compliant EPCs.

Besides, the app can also use scanned Hex/ASCII data directly to generate custom EPC values. You can lock tags or use passwords to keep them secured.

For generating SGTIN-96 tags, you will need pre-printed UHF RFID tags, which are compatible with Multi-vendor Chip-based Serialisation. As of now, the app has the support of Impinj Monza 4, 5, 6 and Monza X tags.

Price: Free

#8. Zebra RFID

Zebra RFID iPhone App Screenshot

Zebra RFID has ticked off all the essential boxes and impressed me with the reliable functionally. It’s readied to work with RFD8500 RFID reader.

There are two important things which I have really appreciated in this app: First, a rapid reading ability that enables it to instantly count total tags. The second, the app offers an overview of the scanned RFID tags and allows you to easily search a tag from the list.

You can select or deselect a tag based on pattern criteria and configure standard tag memory locations. It lets you customize RFID Antenna power and link profile.

Price: Free

#9. CS108 RFID Reader

CS108 RFID Reader iPhone App Screenshot

“CS108” is a lightweight RFID reader app that should let you locate and find objects with special tags. Setting it up is a breeze as it doesn’t require any unnecessary steps.

You can effortlessly keep an eye on the inventory and manage it. Using the smart filter, you will be able to comfortably find tags. What’s more, you will ideally configure the settings to deliver the goods for you.

Price: Free

#10. LSCM Handheld RFID Reader

LSCM Handheld RFID Reader iPhone App Screenshot

As the name itself suggests, the app supports “LSCM Handheld RFID Reader.” I have found it pretty simple but quite effective. It provides a more simplified tag read and writes functionality. The app makes it easier to scan and enter tags. And you will be able to monitor all of your tags without any hassle.

Price: Free

#11. Trovan LID710 BLE RFID Reader

Trovan LID710 BLE RFID Reader iPhone App Screenshot

This one works with Trovan LID-710BLE Reader, which is a low cost but fully-featured RFID reader. The accessory is suitable for use in asset management and route accounting applications. It’s optimized for reading transponders placed on steel and metal surfaces.

Trovan LID-710BLE communicates via BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), providing easy data transfer. It features two modes. While the pass-through mode transmits each ID number via BLE, RED list mode enables the operator to store up to 100,000 codes in memory.

Price: Free

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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