PRIV™ by BlackBerry® - 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.

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

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 NFC to turn it on Switch on or off Switch off.


Note Check out this interactive demo for more info.