Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 - Turn NFC On / Off

Near Field Communication (NFC) allows the transfer of data between devices that are a few centimeters apart, typically back-to-back. Check out this NFC video for more info.

Note NFC must be turned on for NFC-based apps (e.g., Android Beam) to function correctly.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Wireless and networks section, tap More networks.
  3. From the File/data transfer section, tap NFC.
  4. Tap the NFC switch (located at the top) to turn on NFC switch, On icon or off NFC switch, Off icon.