Pixel™, Phone by Google - Turn Android Beam On / Off

Note Android 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.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Connected devices Connected Devices icon > Connection Preferences.
  3. Ensure the NFC switch NFC icon is turned on On icon.
  4. Ensure the Android Beam switch Android Beam icon is turned on On icon.