Explore the world around you. Tap accessories to connect to them, and tap tags to call someone or open a website. Near Field Communication (NFC) makes connecting easy and fun.

On the start screen, swipe left, and tap settings iconSettings > tap+‎send.

With NFC, you can:

  • Connect to compatible Bluetooth accessories that support NFC, such as a headset or a wireless speakerphone

  • Send things, such as contacts or your own photos, to your friend's phone, PC, or tablet running on Windows 8, with tap+‎send

  • Tap tags to get more content for your phone, or to access online services

  • Pay with your phone, if supported by your network service provider

The NFC area is on the back of your phone, near the camera. Tap other phones, accessories, tags, or readers with the NFC area.

With back of phone facing you, NFC area is
above camera lens.

Before using NFC, make sure the screen and keys are unlocked. You may be able to pay or use your phone as a ticket even when your phone is locked, depending on your service provider.