S Beam™ On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Note S Beam can be utilized to transfer data (e.g. web pages, videos, place page in Maps) from one Near Field Communication (NFC) and Wi-Fi Direct 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, tap Apps Apps icon (located in the lower right).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More networks.
  4. Tap NFC.
  5. Ensure the NFC switch is enabled Apps icon.
  6. Tap S Beam.
  7. Tap the S Beam switch (located in the upper right) to enable Apps icon or disable Apps icon.
  8. For transferring data between Wi-Fi Direct devices, ensure WiFi Direct is enabled.