Questions tagged [nfc]

Near-field communication (NFC) is a set of communication protocols that enable two electronic devices, one of which is usually a portable device such as a smartphone, to establish communication by bringing them within 4 cm (1.6 in) of each other.

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Unable to launch automations via NFC tags on iPhone 11

I’m trying to create a shortcut through the shortcuts app that triggers whenever I tag a specific NFC tag. I created the shortcut and when it asked to tag the NFC tag, it recognized it properly. ...
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Can iOS NFC reader display notes?

Can the native iOS NFC reader be used for simple notes? I can program all tags with links, actions etc. As soon I store a simple text the native reader just won't read the tag.
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New Apple nfc door opener as seen on iPhone 12 keynote video?

Anyone has info about this technology? Looks like we can scan nfc or emulate keys on the embarked nfc chip? or is it only for apple internal use?
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Is it possible to pair iPhones to a specific bluetooth device or connect them to my Wi-Fi network via NFC tags?

With the new capabilities of iOS 13's Shortcuts, I'm aware that events can be automated with NFC tags. However, can events be triggered by programming the tags for iPhones without having previously ...
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Is it possible to pair iPhones to a specific bluetooth device or connect them to my Wifi network via NFC tags? [duplicate]

With the new capabilities of iOS 13's Shortcuts, I'm aware that events can be automated with NFC tags. However, can events be triggered by programming the tags for iPhones without having previously ...
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How can CapitalOne on iOS read my credit card?

I was using the CapitalOne app and got asked to verify my identity as an added step before being shown my full credit card number, but today I got offered a new verification option: Tap one of my ...
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Do new iPhones (iOS 13) support NFC in peer-to-peer mode?

Yesterday I did quite a googling about iPhone and NFC. Learned cool things like iOS 13 adding support for tag writing and background tag reading. And that there are 3 modes in NFC (read/write; peer-to-...
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Creating an NFC tag with contact info that iPhone background tag scanning can read

While several nfc tag scanning apps on iOS can read vcard-encoded tags and properly add contact info to the contacts app, it seems that Apple's background tag scanning (which is available in Xs and ...
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What kind of NFC-Tag is only readable in Shortcuts App?

I just got my iPhone 11 pro max and wanted to see, if it can read the nfc enabled wrist band of my local gym. There are several nfc-apps[1] on the app store and additionally the shortcuts app is ...
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iOS 13 requires double clicking home button to Apple Pay

As the title suggests, iOS 13 somehow requires double clicking on the home button to open wallet and execute a payment. This usually, almost always actually, unlocks the phone instead. And wallet ...
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Can an iPhone 7 be made to function as a NFC Tag?

From what I’ve read, I know the iPhone 7 can work as a NFC reader, but I want it to be a NFC Tag. I have a NFC reader (an ID-12 RFID reader) for my house that controls a door. I’d like to be able to ...
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Something new on NFC capability on iOS12?

In lack of information - Google didn't help me - does anyone know about possible new capabilities regarding NFC functionality on iPhone with iOS12? There were several rumours that iOS12 will have a ...
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Does Apple have to provide authorisation for the iPhone NFC to be used as a transport Smart Card?

My understanding is that it is possible to use the iPhone for payments on 'the underground' in London as a replacement for the Oyster card. Also that the NFC chip is used in this. The potential ...