Google Pixel 3a - 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 Near-field communication (NFC) must be turned on for NFC-based apps (e.g., Android Beam) to function correctly.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Connected devices Connected devices icon.
  3. Tap Connection preferences.
  4. Tap the NFC switch to turn on On icon or off Off icon.