What Is NFC? How To Turn It On/Off? & What Samsung Phone Supports NFC?

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Are you trying to find, what is NFC in Phone? If yes, then here i am going to tell you all about NFC.

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.

Many popular smartphone’s apps such as Samsung Pay, Android Beam use NFC technology to perform tasks.

What Is NFC

What Can You Do With NFC?

  • Data transfer
  • Mobile payments
  • Quick pairing
  • Public transport access
  • Gaming
  • Home automation

How To Turn On/Off NFC On Samsung Galaxy Phone?

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

How To Change NFC Settings For Contactless Payments On Samsung Galaxy?

  • Go to your Phone Settings.
  • Choose Connections.
  • Choose NFC and contactless payments.
  • Turn On/Off NFC.
  • Choose Contactless payments.
  • Choose your preferred mobile payment service and follow the given on-screen instructions.

How To Quickly Turn On/Off NFC On Samsung Galaxy Phone?

  • Swipe down from the top of the screen twice, it will access your phone’s quick settings.
  • Look for the NFC option.
  • Tap NFC to enable or disable it.

What Samsung Smartphone Supports NFC?

Samsung Z series

  • Z Flip
  • Z Flip 5G
  • Fold2 5G
  • Fold 5G

Samsung S series

  • S21 models (S21 Ultra 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 5G)
  • S20 models (S20 Ultra, S20+, S20)
  • S10 models (S10+, S10, S10e)
  • S9 models (S9+, S9)
  • S8 models (S8+, S8)
  • S7 models (S7 Edge, S7)
  • S6 models (S6 Edge+, S6 Edge, S6)
  • S5 models (S5 Neo, S5)
  • S4 models (S4, S4 Active, S4 Mini)
  • S3 models (S3, S3 Mini)

Samsung Note series

  • Note20 models (Note20 Ultra 5G, Note20 5G, Note 20)
  • Note10 models (Note10+ 5G, Note10+, Note10, Note10 Lite)
  • Note9
  • Note8
  • Note5
  • Note4
  • Note3 models (Note3, Note3 Neo)
  • Note II

Samsung A series

  • A11 (2020)
  • A21 (2020)
  • A21S (2020)
  • A31 (2020)
  • A41 (2020)
  • A42 5G (2020)
  • A51, A51 5G (2020)
  • A71, A71 5G (2020)
  • A10, A10s (2019)
  • A20, A20s (2019)
  • A30, A30s (2019)
  • A40, A40s (2019)
  • A50, A50s (2019)
  • A60 (2019)
  • A70, A70s (2019)
  • A80 (2019)
  • A90 (2019)
  • A6, A6+ (2018)
  • A7 (2018)
  • A8, A8, A8 Star (2018)
  • A8 (2018)
  • A3 (2017)
  • A5 (2017)
  • A7 (2017)
  • A 2016

Samsung J series

  • J3 Pro (2016)
  • J4+ (2018)
  • J5 (2016 + 2017)
  • J6+ (2018)
  • J7 (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • J7 Pro (2017)

FAQS | Frequently Asked Questions

How To Turn On/Off NFC For Samsung Galaxy S5?

  • Go to your Phone Settings.
  • Choose More networks.
  • Choose NFC.
  • Toggle On/Off the NFC.

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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.