What is S Beam? How To Enable S Beam? How To Share File with S Beam?

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If you don’t know about the S Beam then in this post, I am going to tell you about the S Beam and how to use it to share big files easily and fast.

What Is S Beam? & How To Enable Or Share File With It

What Is S Beam?

S-Beam is introduced by Samsung for their Smartphone, and it’s built on the functionality of Android Beam feature. With the help of the S Beam, you can send large files at wireless speed, such as pictures, videos, contacts, webpage links etc.

S-Beam uses NFC and Wi-Fi Direct to share data from one phone to another, and as a result, it’s able to send big files very fast.

What Can You Do With S Beam?

With S Beam you can easily share files between two S Beam-supported devices with NFC or Wifi Direct. S beam feature is very helpful when you are sharing big files.

But to share files over S Beam, both the devices would have this functionality, and all the Samsung models don’t have this feature.

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To find out whether your smartphone has this functionality or not, please refer to the user guide or check in the settings.

How To Enable/Disable S Beam On Samsung?

To share files over S Beam, you have to enable this option on both phones. Below I am going to explain how to enable the S beam on Samsung phones.

Method 1: From Phone Settings

  • Go to your phone Settings.
  • Go to Connections.
  • Choose S Beam.
  • Toggle on to enable S Beam, or Toggle off to disable S Beam.

Method 2: From Quick Panel

  • Unlock your phone.
  • Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  • Look for the S Beam option.
  • Tap the S Beam icon to enable or disable it.

How To Share Content with S Beam On Samsung Phone? 

  • Make sure S Beam is enabled on both devices.
  • Go to the file which you want to share.
  • Bring the devices close together back to back.
  • Check for the option “Touch To Beam” on the phone from you are sending the file
  • Once you see the option “Touch To Beam” on your phone screen, simply tap on the file.
  • When prompted, separate the two devices to begin the transfer.
  • Wait till the sharing process finishes.

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Rahul Choudhary

A Digital Marketer by profession and a passionate traveller. Technology has been always my first interest, so I consistently look for new updates in tech to explore, and also has expertise in WordPress.