NFC: BlackBerry Q10

Learn how to connect to NFC on the BlackBerry Q10.





Read NFC tag


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


Note: NFC must be turned on. Also, tag sharing must be enabled on the other device.



  1. Turn on NFC and navigate your device to the Home screen.
  2. Gently place the back of your phone against the NFC antenna location of the other device, or against the printed tag.
  3. If necessary, wait for the file transfer to complete before separating the devices.
  4. If necessary, tap Receive to accept the file.



Turn on / off NFC


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


  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and drag it down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap NFC.
  5. To turn on, tap the 'NFC Connectivity' Switch to On. The Switch moves right and fills with color.
  6. To turn off, tap the 'NFC Connectivity' Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.