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What you need to know about NFC on Huawei P8lite

Does Huawei P8lite have NFC as a short range technology?

Yes, Huawei P8lite has an NFC technology which is activated by a small card inside the phone called a chip.

How to turn on NFC on Huawei P8lite? – NFC activation process

Not all phones have the NFC feature enabled. So, in some phones you need to activate the it or even turn it off whenever you need.
In this phone, you can activate NFC by going to the settings, tap on connections, then scroll down and enable the NFC switch. As for how to use NFC on Huawei P8lite, it will be clarified in the following paragraphs.

How to turn on NFC on Huawei P8lite? You just need to slide down from the top of the main screen, tap on settings, select all, and more, then you can enable NFC switch and return back to the main screen.

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How can I scan NFC tags on Huawei P8lite?

Scanning an NFC tag on Huawei P8lite, comes after installing a writing app like TagWriter by NXP. You just need to open the app, and hold your phone near the tag then scan it. The following paragraphs explain more about installing and using writing apps.

How to share files using NFC from Huawei P8lite to an Android smartphone?

Download “send anywhere” app in both devices. In the first device, open the app and tap on share option in the top left corner. As for the other device, tap on yes I agree and close the window. Next, in Huawei P8lite, tap on:
– Newly installed apps.
– Send anywhere.
– Media files from screenshot or another folder.
Now remove the mark from the first two options and keep it for the files you want to send them. Next, click on send and got it.
– press on the upper right icon
– Choose while using the app.
– press on the arrow in the bottom left corner.
Now Insert the key you see in Huawei P8lite on the other device, then choose while using the app. In Huawei P8lite , tap on yes I agree then close the window and tap on the photo or file in both phones.

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Apps for NFC on Huawei P8lite

To write NFC tags for task automation on your Huawei P8lite, you need third-party apps, while to make payments you need NFC payment apps. These apps help you to use your phone features easily with no need to do many tasks manually.

How to use Huawei P8lite NFC payment?

To use g NFC technology to make payments, you must add your card and bank info to a pre-installed app such as Google Pay. Once activated, all you need to do is to enable tap to pay:
– Go to settings.
– Tap apps and notifications.
– Default apps.
– Click on tap and pay.
– Select app you downloaded.
To pay, just put your phone by the othe device and tap to pay.

How to install NFC writing apps for android?

In order to automate tasks on your phone, you need to do two things. The first one, installing a writing app. The second one, learning how to write a tag. Now, ensure that you have an empy tag or buy a one. As for the app, we recommend NXP tag writer. Now follow the next explanation about how to write the tag.

How to write NFC tags using the TagWrtier-NXP app?

To automate tasks by scanning tags, you need to write commands using a tag and NFC writing app. To write the tag:
– Open the app.
– Click on write tags in the top right.
– Choose New Data set.
You will find many options, select the link for example to enter a URL.
– Choose the URL type.
– Enter the domain in the other field.
– Select save and write.
In the next screen you will find all of the options unchecked. Click on write, hold your phone, then move the tag in front of it and the confirmation screen will appear.

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What is the storage capacity you need to write NFC tag?

To stor text, you’d need a memory size of 26 bytes (bytes are the same as bits)
For web addresses, 19 bytes should work. SMS messages take up 68 bytes, on the other hand email messages require at least 83 bytes.

Everything you need to know to use NFC on Huawei P8lite

Using NFC on Huawei P8lite requires you to be familiar with Huawei P8lite NFC settings that include :
– Turning on NFC: A process of activating NFC from settings.
– Using the antenna: A sensor makes it possible to share data wirelessly.
– Scanning: Making contactless communication between two phones using the NFC sensor.
– Paying: using the NFC feature to make contactless payments.
– Transferring data: Sending data from one device to another by using NFC.

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