Google Pixel 3a - 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.
  3. Tap Connection preferences.
  4. Ensure the NFC switch is turned on On icon.
  5. Tap Android Beam Android Beam icon.
  6. Ensure the Android Beam switch is turned on.