NFC stands for near field communication, a technology that allows two devices to "talk" to each other wirelessly at close range.
This topic is about Windows Phone 8.1. If your phone is running Windows Phone 8, some options and icons may look a little different, and some features may not be available. Check to see which software version you have and find out if an update is available.
NFC isn't available on all phones. If you don't see the Settings options described in this topic, then your phone hardware probably doesn't have an NFC chip inside.
Here are some of the ways you can use NFC with Windows Phone:
In the App list, tap Settings
To turn on NFC sharing (Tap to share) in Windows Phone 8, in the App list, tap Settings
Article ID: 11557 - Last Review: 17 May 2016 - Revision: 12