Get to know how to activate and use NFC feature in your Galaxy Note 3 to read information from an NFC tag, send data via Android Beam, and make purchase with NFC.
Galaxy Note 3 allows you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products.
You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required applications.
- The battery contains a built-in NFC antenna. Handle the battery carefully to avoid damaging the NFC antenna.
If the screen is locked, Galaxy Note 3 will not read NFC tags or receive data.
To activate the NFC feature, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → NFC. Drag the NFC switch to the right.
Reading information from an NFC tag
Place the device near an NFC tag. The information from the tag will appear.
Making a purchase with the NFC feature
Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get details about the service, contact your service provider.
Touch the back of your device to the NFC card reader.
To use a SIM or USIM card as the default payment method, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → NFC → NFC secure storage → Manual.
Sending data via Android Beam
Use the Android Beam feature to send data, such as webpages and contacts, to NFC-enabled devices.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → NFC. Drag the Android Beam switch to the right.
Select an item, find the location of the NFC antenna on the other device, touch the other device’s antenna with your Galaxy Note 3’s antenna, and then tap your device’s screen.
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