How to activate NFC on Honor X8

The NFC is a fairly new and practical technology. This technology is progressively used on Android phones including the Honor X8. Because of the NFC it is possible to do several things in several fields of activity. So we decided to write this article to rough the subject of the NFC and show you ways to activate it on your Honor X8. We will first see what the NFC is for. We will observe in a second time how you can activate the NFC on your Honor X8. Finally, we will show you how you can use it in different circumstances.


What is the NFC function on your Honor X8

The NFC that stands for Near Field Communication is in fact a wireless transfer technology. With NFC you can exchange information or files between 2 devices. The attribute of this wireless technology is that it has a range of just a few centimeters. It will be required that the device with which you use the NFC is very close to your Honor X8 so that it works. So, the NFC will allow your Honor X8 to be able to exchange files, to connect to a new device or to pay without contact. There are several ways to use the NFC of your Honor X8.

How you can activate the NFC of your Honor X8

In order to use the NFC on your Honor X8, it can be necessary that this setting is enabled on the cellphone. To activate the NFC on your Honor X8, you need to go to the Settings menu of the Honor X8. Then go to PLUS or ADVANCED PARAMETERS and finally click on NFC. You can then activate or deactivate the NFC of your Honor X8. If you wish to save a little battery, we suggest you to activate the NFC only if you use it and to deactivate it the rest of the time.

How you can use the NFC with your Honor X8

Exchange files with NFC

If you wish to exchange data files between your Honor X8 and another cellphone, you can use the NFC. For this you have to activate the NFC and you must also activate Android Bean. To get this done, go to Settings> More> NFC> Android Beam . Once done, just bring the 2 phones closer and choose NFC as an option to share your file.

Pay with the NFC of your Honor X8

For now Banks are not yet too developed on the payment NFC. In order to pay with the NFC of your Honor X8, you have to do 2 things. The first is to have an application compatible with your bank. The secondary is to set up his credit card or his account in this application.

Connect to a device

If you wish to pair a device to your Honor X8, it could be easier to do it with the NFC. So, it is frequently enough to activate the NFC Honor X8 and stick the telephone to the device to get the association. This is for example the truth with some bluetooth headsets.