Samsung Galaxy S® 6 / S® 6 edge - 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 these NFC videos 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 > NFC and payment (Phone section).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap the NFC switch (located in the upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
  3. If prompted, review the notification then tap OK to confirm.