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The NFC is a fairly new and useful technology. This technology is progressively used on Android devices including the Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. Thanks to the NFC it will be possible to do a lot of things in many fields of activity. So we decided to write this article to rough the subject of the NFC and show you the right way to activate it on your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. We will initially discover what the NFC is for. We will see in a second time how you can activate the NFC on your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. At last, we will explain to you how you can use it in different situations.

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What is the NFC function on your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

The NFC that stands for Near Field Communication is in fact a wireless transfer technology. With NFC you may exchange information as well as files between 2 devices. The peculiarity 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 Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha in order that it works. Thus, the NFC will allow your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha to be able to exchange files, to connect to another device or to pay without contact. There are numerous ways to use the NFC of your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha.

How you can activate the NFC of your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

In order to use the NFC on your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha, it is necessary that this setting is enabled on the mobile phone. To activate the NFC on your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha, you must go to the Settings menu of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. Then go to PLUS or ADVANCED PARAMETERS and finally click on NFC. You may then activate or deactivate the NFC of your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. If you’d like to save a little battery, we advise you to activate the NFC only when you use it and to deactivate it the rest of the time.

How you can use the NFC with your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

Exchange files with NFC

If you’d like to exchange files between your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha and another mobile phone, you can utilize the NFC. For this you need to activate the NFC and you must also activate Android Bean. To achieve this, go to Settings> More> NFC> Android Beam . Once completed, just bring the 2 telephones closer and choose NFC as an option to share your file.

Pay with the NFC of your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

For now Banks are not yet too developed on the payment NFC. In order to pay with the NFC of your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha, you need to do 2 things. The initially is to have an app compatible with your bank. The secondary is to configure his credit card or his account in this app.

Connect to a device

If you’d like to pair a device to your Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha, it may be easier to do it with the NFC. Thus, it is often enough to activate the NFC Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha and stick the cellphone to the device to get the association. This is for example the case with some bluetooth headsets.