Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - 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.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon > NFC and payment.
  3. Tap the NFC switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note If presented, review the message then tap OK.
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