Product : Cell Phones
The S Beam application builds on the functionality of the Android Beam™ feature in previous versions of Android™. It lets you share content with others using NFC and Wi-Fi Direct®. Sharing content with S Beam is fast and easy.
Before you can use the S Beam feature, you will need to turn it on. To turn S Beam on:
You can quickly access S Beam using the shortcuts in the Quick Panel. To access the Quick Panel, use two fingers to swipe down from the top of the screen. Touch the S Beam icon to turn it on. When the feature is on, the icon appears green.
When S Beam is turned on in both devices, sharing content with S Beam is easy:
Note: Both devices' screens must be on and unlocked for S Beam to work. When the screen is locked or off, NFC is turned off as part of the device's security features.
Note: If you separate the devices too quickly, you will receive a Bring the devices together again prompt. If so, repeat steps 2 through 4.
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