How to generate a UUID

Flex Input is the easiest way to generate a UUID in your browser

Flex Input is the easiest way to get your content from where it is to where you need it to be. GUIDs (Globally Unique Identifiers, also known as UUIDs or Universally Unique Identifers) are reference numbers typically used when a unique identifier is needed but no central authority is available to issue identifiers. In common usage they are represented as a 36-character string formatted like 06237BD8-B9C2-4415-8934-DC5261E9C3CD or {DCD11818-544C-4CDF-B449-CB588536F13E}. If you need to quickly generate or create GUIDs, Flex Input makes it easy. Here's how:

1. Visit the Flex Input GUID tool at

Flex Input GUID Generator Tool

2. A GUID is automatically displayed. Click the Generate button to obtain a new random barcode. The format of the displayed GUID can be customized using the Upper Case and Parentheses options as shown below.

Customized output

3. Click the Copy to Clipboard button to copy the GUID to your clipboard.

Copy the GUID to the clipboard

And that's it! If you are using the GUID in Google Sheets, Flex Input supports direct integration with Google Sheets using a custom function.

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