How To Fix “couldn’t read NFC tag try again” On Your SmartPhone?

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Are you getting this error message “couldn’t read NFC tag try again” on your Smartphone? If yes, then in this post I am going to tell you the reasons for the error, and how to fix this.

To get rid of the NFC error “Couldn’t Read NFC Tag Try Again”, you have to disable the NFC option until you don’t need to use it.

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Reasons For The Error “Couldn’t Read NFC Tag Try Again”

You are getting the “Couldn’t Read NFC Tag Try Again” error because NFC is enabled on your phone, and your device is nearby another device or any object such as a credit card, NFC tag, metro card, etc.

NFC which means “near Field Communication” it’s a new technology in the smartphone which lets users make secure transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a simple touch. NFC transmissions are short-range and require the devices to be in close proximity.

How To Fix “Couldn’t Read NFC Tag Try Again” Error?

Solution 1: Disable NFC on your phone

To get rid of the NFC error message, you have to disable the NFC option until you don’t need to use it.

Note: Depending upon your phone model the steps to disable the NFC tag can different.

Method 1:

  • Access quick navigation from the home screen.
  • Look for the NFC option, and tap on it to disable.

Method 2: For Samsung Phones

  • Go to your Phone Settings.
  • Choose Connections.
  • Choose NFC and contactless payments.
  • Turn On/Off NFC.

Method 3: For Sony Xperia Phones

  • Go to your Settings.
  • Choose Device connection.
  • Toggle off NFC.

Solution 2: Use “EMF Protection Fabric”

If you enable the NFC on your phone, and put your phone in a pocket nearby credit card, or metro card, etc. Then you will continue to see this error message.

To avoid the NFC error, you have to disable the NFC option, or use any “EMF Protection Fabric” in between the wallet and your phones to block NFC to scan credit cards or similar objects.

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Rahul Choudhary is a technology and troubleshooting expert. He gives his expert opinion on different technology trends and provides troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, & consumer hardware products. He graduated in BA English Honours from the University Of Delhi, and later he learned HTML and WordPress. He also did a certificate course in Hardware and Network Troubleshooting , and a certificate course in Computer Architecture.