New Field Communication or NFC is the wireless radio communication technology which came with Android 4.0 update. It allows users to make payments, transfer photo, videos, and other media between Android phones when they come into the area with certain limits. Well, it’s been a long, but many people are still questioning “how to check if Android phone has NFC”. So, here we show you how to check NFC support on your Android phone easily.

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Along with NFC, they also debuted Android Beam which works like NFC to send SMS, open a web URLs, call or almost everything you do with Wi-Fi connection or with Bluetooth. But the difference is it has much power to swap data with faster speed than Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Today, mostly it uses for Android Pay to make payments quickly. So, if do like the feature and want check if your Android phone is NFC enabled or not, then just go through the below procedure.

How to Check NFC Support on Android Phone

How to Check NFC Support on Your Android phone

Because NFC can help you to do plenty of things as we have mentioned above, it is certainly worthy to check whether your smartphone has the support of NFC or not, right? You can do this checking by two different ways, one is manual check-up and the other is via a third party app.

Checking NFC Support Manually

Checking NFC Support Manually

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First, let us try the manual process of checking whether your Android phone has NFC or not. Just go to Settings of your Android smartphone and check under ‘Wireless and Networks’ where you will find the option ‘More’. Tap on ‘More’ and if there is an option of NFC along with others then your phone has capabilities of NFC. If there is no such option visible then obviously your phone is not equipped with NFC feature.

Check NFC Support with Third-Party App

Check NFC Support with Third Party App

The second check you can do is by downloading Do I Have NFC app from Google Play Store. This is a third party app check so you need to install the app and run it. If your Android phone has NFC capabilities then the app will check and say, “Your device has NFC capabilities” and obviously if it is the other way around then the message will read, “Your device does not have NFC capabilities”.


Well, once you are sure that your smartphone has NFC ability, then you can use Android Beam and transfer lot many things easier than you even imagine.

Hope we have made your questions regarding NFC answered with this feature. If you use NFC on your Android phone after reading this article, then we wish you come back and give your views on it here in the comments section and also on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.