Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - 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 or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections > 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.
  4. When enabled, tap the Android Beam switch (located in the upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
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