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A comprehensive guide to use NFC on Huawei Y8p

NFC stands for Near Field Communication and it’s a short range wireless communication technology. It allows the transfer of information over short distances by bringing together two devices that are within about 4 inches of each other.
In this article we will explain how to use NFC on Huawei Y8p in terms of activating, paying and transfering data.

Does Huawei Y8p have NFC technology?

Yes, NFC feature is available on Huawei Y8p and you can enable it it from settings.

Wireless connection not working, how to turn on NFC on Huawei Y8p?

Before learning how to use NFC on Huawei Y8p, you need to activate it from settings. After that, you can go to the connections, and scroll down, then you can switch the NFC option.

Follow these steps to enable NFC on Huawei Y8p:
– Go to settings.
– Choose connection and sharing.
– swipe up.
– enable NFC switch.
You can also go to the main screen, swipe down from the top and activate the NFC icon. Continue reading the next paragraphs about how to use NFC on Huawei Y8p.

The first step to learn how to use NFC on Huawei Y8p is to enable it. You can do so by swiping down from the home screen and enable the NFC icon or from settings by going to connections and activate the NFC feature.

How can I scan NFC tags on Huawei Y8p?

You need to use scanning feature of NFC on Huawei Y8p to write NFC tags. So, you are supposed to have NFC tag writer app on your phone such as-NFC TagWriter by NXP.
All what you need to do to scan is to hold your phone close to the tag and if you want to know how to install and use NFC writing apps, continue reading the article and you will learn everything about writing and scanning NFC tags.

NFC on Huawei Y8p

How can I share files by NFC on Huawei Y8p?

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 Y8p, 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.
– Tap on the upper right icon
– Choose while using the app.
– Tap on the arrow in the bottom left corner.
Now Insert the key you see in Huawei Y8p on the other device, then choose while using the app. In Huawei Y8p , tap on yes I agree then close the window and tap on the photo or file in both phones.

Apps for NFC on Huawei Y8p

To use NFC tags for automation on your phone you will need third-party apps and to make payments, you need payment apps. These apps allow for a lot of features with bit effort and no manual actions required.

How to use Huawei Y8p NFC payment?

To pay with NFC feature on Huawei Y8p, you need to dowmload a wallet app, such as Google pay. After that, it’s important to add your card and bank details. Next, you need to activate tap to pay feature by following these steps:
– Go to settings.
– Tap apps and notifications.
– Tap default apps.
– Click on tap & pay.
– Choose the app you downloaded.
When you want to pay, just open the app and put the phone close to the other device then tap to pay.

NFC on Huawei Y8p

How to install NFC writing apps for android?

Installing a writing app is a priority to write a tag. We highly recommend NXO tagwriter as one of the best writing apps to write a tag. Also, you need to have an empty NFC tag or buy a one if you don’t have. Then, follow the next clarification about writing a tag.

How to write NFC tags by using NFC apps?

Here is how to write an NFC tag to automate tasks by scanning:
– Open the app.
– Tap on write tags in the top right.
– Choose new data set.
Tap on link for example and then choose its type, then enter the domain in the other field. Next, select save and write. In the next screen, click on write and hold your phone close to the tag till the confirmation appears.

NFC on Huawei Y8p

How much memory do I 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 suffice. SMS messages take up 68 bytes, meanwhile email messages need at least 83 bytes.

Everything you need to know to use NFC on Huawei Y8p

Using NFC on Huawei Y8p requires you to be familiar with Huawei Y8p 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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