How to Avoid a Distorted Android Camera Preview With ZXing.Net.Mobile

If you need to implement QR-scanning into your Xamarin (Forms) app, chances are high you will be using the ZXing.Net.Mobile library (as it is the most complete solution out there). In one of my recent projects, I wanted to do exactly that. I have used the library already before and thought it might be an easy plan.
Distorted Reality…
Reality hit me hard when I realized that the preview is totally distorted: