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  1. adam355

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    What am I doing wrong? I put the two phones up and sometimes get the noise but rarely does the screen change to allow me to tap it to confirm the transfer.
     

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    Maybe a case or a thick case is preventing it from picking up the NFC signal?
     
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    It took a few tries for me and a friend to get it to work on launch day, but it eventually did. Sort of gimmicky though, haven't used it since.
     
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    I've tried mine three times..No issues, even with TPU cases on both units.
     
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    Works just fine. IIRC it just transfers meta type data like url's, or deep links to the direct youtube video.

    If you are trying to transfer a lasagna, it's not going to work.
     
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    I've used it several times in the last week works great both Gnex's are in the Icipio cases.
    I've transfers url's, photos just small stuffnoy going to transfer a movie or anything except YouTube type vids
     
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    lol!
     
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    You can laugh all you want, I'm sure that someone has tried to transfer a lasagna already.

    For those that need more info on this feature:

    Android Beam on Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.0) Makes NFC Truly Social [VIDEO]

    Again, don't try to transfer a lasagna, it's not mentioned as a feature, and could do serious harm to yourself and your SGN! :D:D
     
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