How To Use S Beam To Share Pictures - Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use S Beam To Share Pictures - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use S Beam To Share Pictures - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use S Beam to share pictures on your Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam large files directly to another compatible device that is in direct contact.

These files can be larger, such as Videos, HD pictures, and other large files.You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music files from your Music, and more.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings icon > NFC icon.
  • If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide the NFC slider to the right to turn it on .
  • Tap S Beam and make sure the feature is turned on.
  • If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on icon.
  • On the source device (containing the desired image or video), tap Apps icon > Gallery icon.
  • Locate and tap the selected image to open it in the preview window.

Note: Neither device must be in Lock mode or displaying the Lock screen. They must both be active and unlocked. It is recommended that the target device be on the Home screen.

  • Place the two active NFC-enabled devices back to back to begin (1).

Note: If the Touch to beam screen does not appear on the source device: Pull them apart, Verify the image is visible in the preview window on the source device (providing the file), Place them together again

  • From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image preview to begin the transfer (2).
  • When prompted, separate the two devices. After a few seconds (depending on file size) the recipient with then see the transferred file displayed on their screen.

To share multiple pictures via S Beam:

  • On the source device (containing the desired image or video), tap Apps icon > Gallery icon.
  • Locate the selected folder.
  • Touch and hold the first image and place a checkmark on it and all desired images.
  • Place the two active NFC-enabled devices back to back to begin.
  • From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image preview to begin the transfer.
  • When prompted, separate the two devices.
  • The picture(s) is transferred to the other device.

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