Turn Android Beam On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Note 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.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Applications icon (located in the lower-right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More networks.
  4. Tap NFC.
  5. Tap the NFC switch (located in the upper-right) to turn on S Beam switch, On indicator or off S Beam switch, Off indicator.
  6. When enabled, tap Android Beam.
  7. Tap the Android Beam switch (located in the upper-right) to turn on or off.
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