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A complete guide to NFC on LG K10 (2017)

The NFC chip is a kind of proximity device. It’s used to establish wireless connection with an external device via radio waves.
NFC feature is primarily used for contactless payment systems, as well as for exchanging data between mobile devices.
If NFC is turned on on your phone, you can share information like links and app shortcuts with other people by tapping the two phones together. In this article, you will know more about NFC in LG K10 (2017).

How to turn on NFC on LG K10 (2017)? – Activation NFC

To activate NFC in LG K10 (2017), you just need to swipe down from the top of the main screen, then tap on the NFC icon and it will be activated.
If you don’t find the NFC icon in the first slide, you will find it in the second or the third one. Continue reading to know how to use NFC on LG K10 (2017) in terms of scanning, writing tags and making payments.

NFC on LG K10 (2017)

Scanning NFC tags on LG K10 (2017)

Here is a quick guide to use scanning with NFC on LG K10 (2017). After downloading a writing app like TagWriter by NXP, open it then hold your phone close to the external tag and it will be scanned. In order to learn how to install and use writing apps, follow the next paragraphs.

NFC on LG K10 (2017)

Transferring files using NFC on LG K10 (2017)

To send data from LG K10 (2017), NFC should be activated as explained before. Also, you need to activate Android Beam from NFC settings, more or share and connect, then enable the Android Beam. After activation, follow these steps to accomplish sharing data process:
– Open Gallery or your phone files.
– Choose the file or data you want to share it.
– Tap on share icon.
– Tap on NFC icon.
– After connecting with the other device, choose tap to share.
On many devices, the beam is activated automatically when you turn on the NFC. Also, some devices requires you to tap on the Android Beam icon after you tap to share the file or the photo. So, you need to tap on the icon, then continue the other steps as usually.

Does LG K10 (2017) have apps for NFC?

To write NFC tags for task automation on your LG K10 (2017), 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 make contactless payments through the Google pay app?

Google pay is a payment service developed by Google so that payments can be sent and recieved through NFC enabled devices. To use this feature, you need to:
– Download Google pay.
– Open Google pay application.
– Tap on Get started.
– Select Set it up.
– Add your card.
Next, you need to enter the bank card details. Now, when you want to pay, just put your phone close to the terminal and pay for products. Be aware that it’s so important to set the Google Pay as the primary, so you can use this feature. To do so, go to settings then to contactless payments or tap and pay, and select the Google pay as payment default.

NFC on LG K10 (2017)

How to use NFC apps to write NFC tags?

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.
– Tap 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.

I want to write an NFC tag, how much memory do I need?

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 require at least 83 bytes.

Everything you need to know to use NFC on LG K10 (2017)

Using NFC on LG K10 (2017) requires you to be familiar with LG K10 (2017) 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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