Samsung Galaxy S® 4 - Turn S Beam™ On / Off

Note 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 or one Wi-Fi Direct device to another when only a few centimeters apart, typically back-to-back.

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

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps (located in the lower-right).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the S Beam switch to turn on Note or off Note.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Menu icon Menu (located at the bottom-left) then tap Switch to list view.
  4. For transferring data between Wi-Fi Direct devices, ensure Wi-Fi Direct is enabled.
    For assistance, refer to WiFi Direct On / Off.