Turn Android Beam On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
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.
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.
From a home screen, tap Apps (located in the lower right).
From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
Tap More settings.
Ensure that the NFC switch (located in the upper right) is turned on .
Tap the Android Beam™switch to enable or disable .