NFC: Samsung Galaxy S II

Learn how to connect to NFC on the Samsung Galaxy S II.





Read NFC tag


To read the NFC tag information from another NFC device or a printed tag, follow these steps:


  1. Gently place the back of your phone against the NFC antenna location of the other device, or against the printed tag.
  2. When your phone has successfully read the tag, it will play a notification sound.
  3. The following tag categories can be received by your phone:
    1. URL tags
      • URl tags will automatically open the web address they contain in your internet browser
    2. Music files
    3. Picture and video files
    4. Contact tags
      1. When received, tap the desired account where the contact will be stored:
        • Phone
        • Google
      2. The contact is now saved.
      3. If desired, tap the Edit icon (pencil) and update the contact’s information.



Turn on / off NFC


To turn on or turn off NFC, follow these steps:


  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More settings.
  4. Tap the NFC Switch.
  5. If necessary, tap the S Beam Switch to turn on S Beam.