How to scan driver's license (PDF417) using xamarin forms + zxing on iOS 10.2

xdev16xdev16 USMember ✭✭
edited March 2017 in Xamarin.Forms

I am using Xamarin forms to write an iOS app and using the ZXing library to scan barcodes. I am trying to read a driver's license (PDF417) barcode, but the library is not able to recognize that barcode. If I include UPC or other barcodes in the PossibleFormats, they are scanned correctly.

I am also certain the barcode I am trying to read is PDF417 barcode because Scandit is able to recognize it correctly while using only PDF417 barcode.

Here is the code I am using.

async void Handle_Clicked (object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        MobileBarcodeScanningOptions options = new MobileBarcodeScanningOptions ();
        options.PossibleFormats = new List<ZXing.BarcodeFormat> () {
        options.TryHarder = true;

        var scanPage = new ZXingScannerPage (options);

        scanPage.OnScanResult += (result) => {
            // Stop scanning
            scanPage.IsScanning = false;

            // Pop the page and show the result
            Device.BeginInvokeOnMainThread (async () => {
                await Navigation.PopAsync ();
                await DisplayAlert ("Scanned Barcode", result.Text, "OK");

        // Navigate to our scanner page
        await Navigation.PushAsync (scanPage);


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