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[Q] NFC turning off randomly

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30th April 2014, 01:18 AM   |  #1  
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NFC is turning off randomly on my S5. At first I thought I had turned it off by mistake but it is repeatedly turning off and I am now positive I am not turning it off by mistake. I don't use Power Saving Mode and my phone is always has 50% of more battery. Is anyone else facing this problem?
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NFC is turning off randomly on my S5. At first I thought I had turned it off by mistake but it is repeatedly turning off and I am now positive I am not turning it off by mistake. I don't use Power Saving Mode and my phone is always has 50% of more battery. Is anyone else facing this problem?

I just tested this, it is from TURNING YOUR PHONE ON AND OFF. If you turn on s beam, then turn the device off, when you turn it back on the s beam will in fact be OFF. Try this, may be helpful.
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I just tested this, it is from TURNING YOUR PHONE ON AND OFF. If you turn on s beam, then turn the device off, when you turn it back on the s beam will in fact be OFF. Try this, may be helpful.


By turning off, did you mean a full power down? I did not power down the phone. And I don't use S Beam. The native NFC itself is turning off once in a while, without any user intervention. This is breaking some of my automated NFC taksks .. I keep hitting my programmed tags and nothing happens, and that is when I realize NFC had turned off.
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Any one else facing this issue? NFC is turning off randomly on my Galaxy S5. I don't use any power saving features. I have not restarted my phone.

Many users on AndroidCentral are reporting the same problem: http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...ff-itself.html
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Any one else facing this issue? NFC is turning off randomly on my Galaxy S5. I don't use any power saving features. I have not restarted my phone.

Many users on AndroidCentral are reporting the same problem: http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...ff-itself.html

The issue for me, at least, is not tied to turning the phone off and on. I do notice the NFC turning off whenever I use the camera from the lock screen. Perhaps as a security feature, the phone turns off NFC if you wake the phone only in the lock screen camera (normally NFC turns on when the phone wakes), but never reactivates it.

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My NFC turns off randomly as well, with no consistent cause and effect.
19th May 2014, 03:28 AM   |  #7  
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The issue for me, at least, is not tied to turning the phone off and on. I do notice the NFC turning off whenever I use the camera from the lock screen. Perhaps as a security feature, the phone turns off NFC if you wake the phone only in the lock screen camera (normally NFC turns on when the phone wakes), but never reactivates it.

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I tested on a friend's s5, has the same pattern. Turn NFC on, as soon as I activate camera from the lock screen, the NFC will turn off and stay off.

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Did anyone ever resolve this issue?

I see the same behaviour, NFC switches itself off when i use the lock screen camera for definite.

It may also switch off occasionally after a reboot

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