PRIV™ by BlackBerry® - Turn Android Beam On / Off

Note AndroidTM Beam can be utilized to transfer data (e.g. web pages, videos, place page in Maps) from one Near Field Communication (NFC) capable device to another when only a few centimeters apart, typically back-to-back.

Caution NFC may not function properly with the use of a third party battery. To ensure functionality, only utilize the Samsung designed battery with Near Field Communication printed on the battery label.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > More.
  2. Tap Android Beam.
    Note If unavailable, ensure NFC is enabled.
  3. Tap the Android Beam On/Off switch to on Switch on or off Switch off (located in the upper-right).
    Note Enabled when the switch is in the ON position.