As of May 2015, tag readers for Android devices are available for download at AndroidFreeware.net, DownloadAtoZ.com, LaptopApk.com and FreewareLovers.com. A number of tag readers are available from the Google Play Store as well.
To download a tag reader from AndroidFreeware.net, choose one of the options provided, and download it using either a barcode scanner or the download link on the site. Then install the setup file on your device. Android Freeware offers a number of different readers, including QR and Bar Code Scanner, Hipscan QR Code, QuickMark QR Code Reader and Yankee Barcode Reader
To download a tag reader from LaptopApk.com, select it on your device and click or touch the download link. When the setup file finishes downloading, install it on your device. Examples of tag readers available at LaptopApk.com are the Microsoft Tag Reader, NDial Barcode Tag Scanner and the NFC Tag Reader. The NFC Tag Reader also is available for download at DownloadAtOz.com, while the Microsoft Tag Reader is available at FreewareLovers.com.
An alternative to downloading the setup files is installing the applications from the Google Play Store. To do this, open Google Play on your Android device and type the name of a tag reader into the search field. When you find the reader you want, click on the Install tab. Then sign in with your Google ID and follow the instructions.