Turn NFC On / Off - Nokia Lumia 2520

Near Field Communication (NFC) allows the transfer of data between devices that are a few centimeters apart, typically back-to-back.

Note Notes:

  • For general information, such as how to navigate the operating system, personalize the Start screen, utilize apps and customize settings, refer to the Windows 8.1Tutorial.
  • NFC must be turned on for NFC-based apps (e.g., Android Beam) to function correctly.

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Change PC settings (located in the lower-right).
  4. From the left-pane, tap Network.
    Note If not available, tap the left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until "PC settings" appears in the upper-left.
  5. From the left-pane, tap Airplane mode.
  6. From the "Wireless devices" section, tap the NFC switch to turn on Switch On icon or off Switch Off icon.
    Note Depending upon personalization options, the switch colors may differ from the examples depicted above.
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