How to Turn On NFC on Android?

You would be able to achieve several features after turning on NFC on Android. NFC which stands for Near Field Communication is a technology that enables the communication between two devices. But, the communication can only be done if NFC is available on both devices. Not every Android Smartphone is capable to work with this technology. NFC is widely used for mobile payments.

How to Turn On NFC on Android

Before moving to the method to turn on NFC, let's first begging with finding if your Android device has NFC.

Check and turn on NFC on Android

  • First, go to Settings
  • Then go to Connected Devices
  • After that, find Connection Preferences
  • You would find the NFC option
  • Tap on the button next to it to activate NFC
Go through Connected Devices to turn on NFC on Android
Connected Devices

If this process does not work for you, go through the following path.

  • Go to Settings
  • Then tap on Wireless and Networks
  • Press More
  • Find NFC there
  • Turn the button on
Go through Wireless & Networks to activate NFC
Wireless & Networks

If you do not find NFC in these places, unfortunately, your device does not support NFC.

The process of switching on the NFC differs from one brand of phone to the other brand. There are several mobile phone types that support NFC.

Don't forget to check out our previous article on What is NFC Tag Reader iOS 14? and find more information about NFC.

Madhushika R. Fernando

Author of Get Basic Idea - The Knowledge Base / Bachelor of Technology - BTech, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.

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