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[Q] Host card emulation not available on Samsung galaxy skyrocket?

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31st January 2014, 11:52 AM   |  #1  
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Alright, so I downloaded Google wallet, and did not get any notification that tap and pay is enabled/usable. I am running Carbon ROM 4.4 nightly. Any ideas as to a workaround, or do I have to wait for it to be implemented?
20th February 2014, 03:43 AM   |  #2  
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Incompatible hardware I think
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Originally Posted by Galaxy3.6

Alright, so I downloaded Google wallet, and did not get any notification that tap and pay is enabled/usable. I am running Carbon ROM 4.4 nightly. Any ideas as to a workaround, or do I have to wait for it to be implemented?

I recall reading somewhere that the Google Wallet app isn't compatible with the NFC chip in the Skyrocket. I know it sounds weird but read chenxiaolong's comment in this article:

http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/11...kitkat-builds/

He mentions Wallet only works with Broadcom NFC chips. This is slightly old though so maybe support has been added or will be added in the future.
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