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

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 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, navigate: Apps > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap More networks.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Menu icon Menu (located at the bottom-left) then tap Switch to list view.
  3. Ensure NFC switch is set to ONSwtich on.
  4. Tap the Android™ Beam switch.
    • On (Android™ Beam is enabled)
    • Off (Android™ Beam is disabled)