How To Use NFC - Nokia Lumia 1020

How To Use NFC - Nokia Lumia 1020
How To Use NFC - Nokia Lumia 1020

Learn how to use NFC on your Nokia Lumia 1020. Explore the world around you. Tap accessories to connect to them, and tap tags to call someone or open a website. Near Field Communication (NFC) makes connecting easy and fun.

On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > tap +send.

With NFC, you can:

  • Connect to compatible Bluetooth accessories that support NFC, such as a headset or a wireless speakerphone

  • Send things, such as contacts or your own photos, to your friend's phone, PC, or tablet running on Windows 8 with tap+send

  • Tap tags to get more content for your phone or to access online services

The NFC area is on the back of your phone, near the camera. Tap other phones, accessories, tags, or readers with the NFC area.

Before using NFC, make sure the screen and keys are unlocked.

Connect to a Bluetooth accessory with NFC

Hands busy? Use a headset. Or why not listen to music using wireless speakers? You only need to tap the compatible accessory with your phone.

Tap the NFC area of the accessory with the NFC area of your phone, and follow the instructions on the screen.

Accessories, such as the Nokia Purity Pro wireless stereo headset by Monster, are sold separately.

The availability of accessories varies by region.

Disconnect the accessory

Tap the NFC area of the accessory again.

For more info, see the accessory's user guide.

Read NFC tags

NFC tags can contain info, such as a web address, a phone number, or a business card. The info you want is just a tap away.

Tap a tag with the NFC area of your phone.

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