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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by willyt, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. willyt

    willyt Newbie
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    This icon popped up a few days ago, and I haven't the foggiest what it's to. Anybody recognize it?

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    I believe that's the icon for NFC. Check your settings to see if you have it checked.
     
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    That's the icon for NFC.
     
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    Definitely NFC you can turn it off in settings under wireless and networks and then mine is under the ... more category. (running Jelly Bean on HTC sense 5 if that matters). This is my first phone with NFC so not sure if that's where it's located on your Galaxy.

    Hope that helps!
     
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    What is NFC?
     
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    "Near Field Communication (NFC) is a set of short-range wireless technologies, typically requiring a distance of 4cm or less to initiate a connection. NFC allows you to share small payloads of data between an NFC tag and an Android-powered device, or between two Android-powered devices." It's also used for secure financial transactions. More info is available here
     

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