How to read a NFC tag?

Test and activate NFC on your smartphone.

 How to use NFC?

Like further contactless technology, NFC (Near Field Communication) can be used for multiple marketing purposes as any type of information can be linked to your NFC tags. You might have already used NFC yourself without even knowing it!

NFC marketing applications include any contactless data exchange or transactions, such as deals and coupons delivery, information sharing or advice on products and services, connecting to mobile websites or social media profiles, entering a contest, etc.

Thus, Near Field Communications technology opens up a wide range of possibilities for many areas and industries.

 How to read a NFC tag?

There's nothing easier! NFC tags do not require any app, you just have to bring your NFC-enabled phone 10 cm from the tag and it will automatically read and decode the tag.
If nothing happens, make sure your smartphone is compatible with NFC and that the NFC feature is activated.

How to read a NFC tag

 How to activate NFC on your device?

Fortunatley, activating the NFC feature is quick and easy! Juste check your phone parameters and look for the NFC menu.

For Android phones:

1. Go to “Settings”
2. Display the “Wireless and Networks” section
3. Tick the box to activate NFC

For Windows Phones:

1. Go to “Settings”
2. Activate the “NFC” feature

If the NFC category is not available, the phone is most probably not compatible. The following nfc phone list will help you check it!

NFC activation for Android devices

 What are the NFC-enabled phones?

NFC is a standard on most new smartphones. Thus, most Android devices, smart watches, or cameras are now equipped with NFC and able to use it at full capacity. However, Apple's products (iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch) are still lagging behind, as the iPhone 6 is equipped with NFC but limited to its use trhough Apple Pay. Is your phone compatible with NFC? To check whether it is or not, use our NFC-enabled phones list.

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