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Questions tagged [nfc]

NFC means Near Field Communication. It includes technologies like Bluetooth, Infrared (outdated now) and WiFi.

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What kind of NFC/RFID tags are supported?

My Lumia 930 has NF built in, but what kind of tags are supported? Can I use my phone to e.g. emulate travel cards?
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NFC payments in store

I'm pretty sure I know the answer but asking for my partner. We've both got new contract sims & Lumia 640 each. We know we can pay for apps & games through our pay monthly contract. My partner ...
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Use WP NFC with NFC-Enabled PC?

Can you use NFC between your Windows Phone 8.1 and a NFC-Enabled laptop with 8.1? I have a Lumia 1020 w/ 8.1 & a Sony Vaio Fit 14 with 8.1 I've looked around the internet, can't find anything. I ...
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What is a “payment SIM”?

In the settings for NFC I can enable purchases even if my phone is unlocked - if I have a payment SIM. What is a payment SIM? Who are providing them (is it banks, isp, super markets...)?
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How to add a NFC app to “Apps I Trust”?

I'm using the payments app SEQR. It is NFC enabled and I'd like to pay for my cheese burger at McDonalds simply by touching the NFC sticker but it's a little bit hard right now since I ned to unlock ...
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Can I use my Lumia to pay for things using NFC in Sweden?

There have been articles around for a long time where people talk about paying for things with NFC in the stores. Is it possible in Sweden using a Lumia?
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Does Windows Phone 8 implies NFC tag support?

Does every Windows Phone 8 device has support for NFC tag(the NFC chipset)? Are there any Windows 7.8 or lower devices that support NFC tags?
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Can I use NFC to connect to my Bluetooth headset?

I have recently upgraded from a Nokia Lumia 800 to a Nokia Lumia 925, which has NFC. I use a Plantronics BackBeat 903+ stereo Bluetooth headset (which has excellent sound quality and battery life, by ...
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How can I use NFC to send arbitrary data to another phone?

I've found various apps that allow you to write data to NFC tags, and I know the phone has built-in features for sharing some things directly to other phones (e.g.: pictures, apps) via a combination ...