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the S Beam feature on the Samsung Galaxy S III allows owners to send data, such as music, videos, images, and documents. It uses an near field communication (NFC) initiated WiFi Direct connection to share pictures and videos. Here are the steps on how to use this awesome feature.
|Instructions ||Difficulty: Moderately Easy|
First you need to enable the NFC feature on your phone. In the application list, select Settings → More settings → NFC
Turning on the Wi-Fi Direct feature is the next step. In the application list, select Settings → More settings → Wi-Fi Direct
. Then drag the Wi-Fi Direct switch to the right.
Then you need to go the application list and select Settings → More settings → Android Beam
. Drag the Android Beam switch to the right.
Now, select Settings → More settings → S Beam
Drag the S Beam switch to the right.
Launch an application that uses music, videos, images, or documents. Then open or play a file.
Touch the back of your Galaxy S III to the back of the other device.
Tap your device’s screen. The data on your device will be sent and displayed on the screen of the other device.
Tips & Warnings
- If the two devices try to send data simultaneously, the file transfer may fail.
- The Galaxy S III battery contains a built-in NFC antenna. Handle the battery carefully to avoid damaging the NFC antenna.
- If the screen is locked, your device will not read NFC tags or receive data.
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