Turn on NFC and Send Picture and Contacts on Sony Xperia ZL and T

Edited by Timbuktu, Charmed, Eng, Anonymous

NFC or Near Field Communication is used in mobiles to exchange data like for example in payments. In this article we will guide you on how you can turn this option ON for your Sony Xperia mobile.

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Turn ON and OFF NFC

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    From the main menu of your mobile Tap 'Applications' icon.
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    From Applications tap 'Settings'.
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    From Settings under Wireless & Networks tap 'More'.
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    Under Wireless & Networks tap 'NFC'.
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    There should then be a check on the NFC box, your NFC is now ON.
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    If you want to turn it off all you have to do is tap the NFC again and the small box will be uncheck that should turn off the NFC.
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Send Contact Via NFC

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    From the main menu of your mobile Tap 'Applications' icon.
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    From Applications tap 'Contacts'.
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    Then tap the name of the contact that you want to send via NFC.
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    Then tap both devices your Sony Xperia and the other device that has NFC where you want to transfer or send the contact from your Sony Xperia.
    Tap anywhere on the screen(Make sure that they are close together like 10cm distance)
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    Then your contact will then be send to the other device, the other device should receive a message to accept or acknowledge the contact that has been sent.
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Send Picture Via NFC

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    From the main menu of your mobile Tap 'Applications' icon.
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    From Applications tap 'Album'.
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    Then tap the picture that you want to share or transfer via NFC.
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    Then tap both devices your Sony Xperia and the other device that has NFC where you want to transfer or send the picture from your Sony Xperia.
    Tap anywhere on the screen(Make sure that they are close together like 10cm distance)
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    Then wait until the file transfers to the other as sometimes it takes time to transfer if the file or picture you are trying to share has a large size.
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    Then your picture will then be send to the other device, the other device should receive a message to accept or acknowledge the contact that has been sent.
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