How to disable NFC on your Android Device


How to turn NFC off on your Android phone ?

Near field communication is a set of protocols that allows two android devices to transfer data by bringing them together. Although it is the best and quick way that helps you in data transferring but also insecure your device information from being accessed by hackers in public places, in order to protect your device against prying eyes, you may disable NFC on your device when you don’t want to use it.

When you really don’t require NFC, you may easily disable it on your phone, follow the below given steps to do that:

  • Open home page on your android Phone.
  • Then, tap cog icon to open Settings.
  • Scroll down to the “Wireless and Network Settings” and click tap it.
  • Here you will see “Data Usage” as well as the word “More.”




  • Tap “More” And then Click “NFC.”




  • Tap on the NFC enabled checkbox to turn “NFC” Off.




  • After completing this, you will see NFC setting checked off on your phone.

This is how you may disable NFC and stay away from malicious file transferring on your Phone. Moreover, if you want to use NFC in future, you may enable it by tapping the NFC setting to re- enable this functionality.


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