Near Field Communication can be used by us to connect two devices by bring them near in field. NFC has many uses, with NFC transferring of Information becomes very easy. AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note users can now unlock NFC on their devices only if they’re running on the Stock ROM. As we know AT&T Galaxy Note comes with inbuilt NFC Chip, but comes disabled by the company. You can now update the NFC Chip on your device, thanks to the developer “fox689” who had made this possible with a simple hack. You can also use NFC apps from the Google Play Store.
Read on to know more about this hack that can enable NFC on your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note.
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All Updates and Rooting Processes listed on AndroidQuark.com are written by our writers and we haven’t tried the same on our devices. Chances are there for your device getting bricked upon flashing of the ROM (or rooting) which is an very unlike event if you follow the process listed, in the correct way. Proceed at your own risk.
- The Steps listed here are for the Original AT&T Galaxy Note. The Update should not be applied to network locked devices or any other variants of the device if any.
- Make a backup of your ROM with Nandroid Backup and Restore App.
- It is necessary that your device is rooted and CWM Recovery installed (or atleast it should be having Custom Recovery Installed).
- Backup all of your SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, APN Settings, and necessary applications (using Astro File Manger).
- Make sure that your device is fully charged.
- Uninstall Kies from your Computer and disable you antivirus because they can clutter in between the process of flashing.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device, To Enable Go To Settings >> Applications >> Development and check whether USB Debugging is checked or not.
Enable NFC on Your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note
- Download the NFC file, you would need to flash it onto the device in order to make the hack work on your device.
- Now, Transfer the downloaded file to the root of your SD Card.
- Turn off your Galaxy Note, and now reboot the device into CWM Recovery. Use Volume Keys to navigate through recovery and select using the Power Button.
- [Optional] Perform a Backup of your Custom ROM using Nandroid Backup Application. To perform backup on your device, select “Backup and Restore” and now on the next select “Backup” on the next screen. Now, Go back to the main recovery screen once the backup is complete.
- Now select “install zip from sdcard” then “choose zip from sdcard“ and now find the file which you had transferred to the device earlier in step 1.
- Wait for the file until it gets flashed on the device.
- Now, when the installation is complete. Go back and select “reboot system now”.
- Once the device boots up. You can now find NFC Options on your device settings.
That’s it, You’ve enabled Near Field Communication on AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note.