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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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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Background NFC Tag Reading not working

Background NFC tag reading seems not working in my iPhone Xs, ios12.4. Am I missing anything ? I managed to encode & write a smart poster content into Mifare Classic 1k tag using raspberry pi ...
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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 ...