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Phone [List] Things to scan with your NFC Phone

I've noticed that a lot of people are looking for things to do with their NFC enabled phone and there isn't much information out there, so I thought I would make a list of things that you can scan. Keep in mind some will require a specific app, a pin, or come up as either "unsupported" or will be encrypted.

Credit Cards
  • American Express Blue Cards
  • Barclaycard
  • Chase Credit Cards
  • MasterCard PayPass
  • Visa payWave Cards

ID
  • Bournemouth University Student ID
  • New York State Enhanced Drivers Licence
  • Stenden University Student ID
  • Twente University Student ID
  • UK Press ID Card (Police Issued ID Cards for UK Media)
  • Uppsala University Access Card
  • US Military/ DoD CAC Identification Cards
Passports
  • Austrian Passports
  • Brazilian Passports (Issued After January 2012)
  • Bulgarian Passports
  • Croatian Passports
  • Dutch Passports
  • German Passports
  • Greek Passports
  • Italian Passports
  • Polish Passports
  • Romanian Passports
  • Swedish Passports
  • UK Passports
  • US Passports (Pin Required)

Public Transit
  • Bip! Chilean Public Transport Card
  • Boston MBTA Charliecard
  • Bournemouth University Bus Card
  • Breeze card
  • Brescia Omnibus Card
  • Chennai (India) MRTS Railway Smart Card
  • Clipper Card
  • Croatian ZET Tram Card
  • Danish Public Transport "Rejsekort" Card
  • Delhi Metro (India) Travel Token/Card
  • Dutch Transit Card "Ov-Chipkaart"
  • Finnish HSL Bus/ Train card
  • German Monthly Bus Tickets
  • Go-To Card
  • Hong Kong "Octopus"Value Cards
  • IAmsterdam City Card
  • IETT - Istanbul Public Transportation Limited Pass Cards
  • Israeli Transportation Card - Rav Kav
  • London Underground Oyster Cards
  • Melbourne Australia's Public Transport Myki Card
  • MetroQ Card
  • Mobilis Transport Card
  • Moscow Metro Ticket
  • ORCA Card
  • Pamplona Bicycle Cards
  • San Diego Compass Cards
  • Slovenian Koratur Transit Cards
  • SUBE Argentinian Public Transportation Card
  • Swedish Skånetrafikens "jojo" Card
  • Torino Bicycle Cards
  • Velopass City Bikes Card
  • Verona City Bike Sharing Card
  • Zonguldak-Kozlu Public Transportation Card

Rewards/Members Cards
  • Circle K Polar Pop Rewards Card
  • Forwards Rewards - Gas Reward Card
  • Mcfit Membercard

Other:
  • Edmonton Public Library Books
  • Italian Health Insurance Card
  • Les Champs Libres: Library Books in Rennes, France
  • PayPal Security Key
  • PolyLAN Lan Party Card
  • Technika 3 Card
  • Verona Library Card
  • Young Ticket Plus

If you know of anything else please post it here and I will add it to the list.

Thank you sysadmn for categorizing the information.
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Hong Kong "Octopus" NFC stored value cards can be scanned

Some security NFC cards can also be scanned
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Default NFC

Hi everybody,

I want to have some of your opinions about this Subject.
If i have a rooted phone with a custom rom, Can i use the NFC as if i had the stock Rom (Operator: Orange in my case).
Because, with this stock rom when the NFC as enabled i did see an icon in my notifications bar. Now when it's enable with my new custom rom, it doesn't appears.

Thank you for all your answers
Sorry for my english, i did my best.

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Hi everybody,

I want to have some of your opinions about this Subject.
If i have a rooted phone with a custom rom, Can i use the NFC as if i had the stock Rom (Operator: Orange in my case).
Because, with this stock rom when the NFC as enabled i did see an icon in my notifications bar. Now when it's enable with my new custom rom, it doesn't appears.
This is the wrong place, completely for this. Try the SGS3 forums. And it would seem to me, that the best way to check would be to try to scan something. I'd assume something with your custom ROM removes the icon. Just give it a test.

Also, back to the thread, I think you can scan some hotel cards. Not super useful, but it's interesting and fun to see what happens/whats on em
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Hey guys,

How exactly does NFC work with Visa Paypass?

Anyone got a link somewhere i can read up on it?
 
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The Dutch transit card "OV-Chipkaart" is scannable, it only gives a bleep but still it has some effect.
 
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How do you find nfc scanable stuff?

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How do you find nfc scanable stuff?

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I'm guessing touching your phone to everything you suspect of being scannable.
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You can read Bulgarian passports, it returns some data, that can not be seen unless you got a pin or key to restore everything on place.

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