Send a Contact via NFC on Samsung Galaxy S5

Edited by Daniel, Anonymous, Eng

Technology is evolving everyday, what do you have today might not be available tomorrow. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone where you want to send a contact to a friend who also has a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone, did you know that you can send contacts through NFC?

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Aside from doing business card or sending them via Bluetooth this is one of the most easiest way to send contacts to another phone as well and applicable to all phones that has support for NFC. NFC means Near Field Communication it somewhat like Bluetooth but totally different and there is no more pairing. This article is also a series of small How to about Samsung Galaxy S5, please refer to the steps below:

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Send Contacts Via NFC on Samsung Galaxy S5

  1. 1
    Ensure that both phones supports NFC
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  2. 2
    On the phone, Tap the "Apps"
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  3. 3
    Go to the Contacts Application on your phone
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  4. 4
    Place your phone to the other phone back to back
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  5. 5
    Now, select a contact that you wanted to send to the other phone and once you have the screen profile.
    Tap anywhere on screen from the profile. Once you see a message that says "Touch to Beam" then it is ready to go and be sent.
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  6. 6
    On the other phone, you must confirm the the receipt of the contacts.
    After confirming, it will be sent on the phone.
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If you are going to send pictures, its pretty much the same steps but instead of going to contacts, you need to go to the Gallery app

How to Pair The Samsung Galaxy S5 To Bluetooth Accessory

If you have a Bluetooth speaker, Mono pod, Headset and any other accessories that is compatible with Android 4.4.2 you can sync them by following the steps.

  1. 1
    Ensure that the accessory is being turned on
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  2. 2
    Go to Apps
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  3. 3
    Tap on Settings then the Network Connections and choose Bluetooth
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  4. 4
    Turn on the Bluetooth that is located on the top right corner
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  5. 5
    Once the Bluetooth scan for available accessories it will automatically be visible in the list of available devices
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  6. 6
    Tap your accessory name to confirm connection and it will be Synced After
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To Unpair

  1. 1
    Go to Apps
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  2. 2
    Go to your Settings Again
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  3. 3
    To to Network Connections then the Bluetooth
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  4. 4
    Tap the paired device's Settings icon on the right side of the paired accessory
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  5. 5
    Tap unpair to remove it from the paired accessories.
    The accessory will no longer under the paired devices but it will now be under the "Available Devices"
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How to Enable Flight Mode On Samsung Galaxy S5

If you are in a place where all radio transmitters are not allowed to be turned on like in a plane, this is pretty much helpful for you in order for you not to get a warning and get attention in the crowed due to not following the said instruction.

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  1. 1
    Tap the Apps
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  2. 2
    Go to Your Settings
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  3. 3
    Go to Network Connection then tap the Flight Mode
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  4. 4
    On the Flight mode, drag the slider to the right side to turn it on and you should see there an air plane icon that indicates you are currently in flight mode.
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