Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Android Beam On / Off
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.
From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
From a Home screen, navigate: Settings > Connections > NFC and payment.
Tap the NFC switch to turn on or off .
If presented, review the message then tap OK.
When enabled, tap the Android Beamswitch (located in the upper-right) to turn on or off .