Turn Android Beam On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® III

Note Android™ S 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.

Caution NFC may not function properly with the use of a 3rd party battery. To ensure functionality, only utilize the Samsung designed battery with Near Field Communication printed on the battery label.

  1. From the home screen, select Apps (located in the lower-right).
  2. From the APPS tab, select Settings.
  3. From the WIRELESS & NETWORKS section, select More Settings.
  4. From the File / data transfer section, select the S Beam ON/OFF switch.
    Android™ S Beam is enabled.
    Android™ S Beam is disabled.