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[Q] NFC not working

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By mnezo, Junior Member on 9th December 2013, 08:55 PM
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just bought a i9195 and right away i've flashed vikinger kernel.
although i didn't tested it, I'm pretty sure on the official rom i had nfc enabled but I can't turn it on anymore.
tried on a bunch of roms, stock an vikinger kernel but no luck. nfc is always disabled and when i try to enable it the button moves to "I" for a couple of seconds but it goes back to "O", doesn't turn green.
the only rom i could enable nfc is cm11, so no hw problem..
knox is 0x1 but i don't think this has to do anything with it..
can you please confirm nfc is working on specific roms? (jm7, knox 0x1)
any ideas?
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9th December 2013, 09:03 PM |#2  
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you are right, I am on stock rom (MH3) and vikinger kernel and nfc is also not working for me. I will look into that.
9th December 2013, 10:16 PM |#3  
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Deodexed stock MK3 + arco's kernel -> NFC works like a charm!
9th December 2013, 11:06 PM |#4  
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I also flashed arcos kernel, still no nfc strange...
10th December 2013, 08:06 AM |#5  
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Same problem. Also on my s4mini NFC doesn't turn on. When bought it was OK. I'm on stock ROM with arco's kernel (but i tried also with kernel stock and it's the same). Last proof at this point is reflash firmware with odin

edit. still no NFC also after flash kernel with odin
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10th December 2013, 10:39 PM |#6  
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Don't know what happend, but I just flashed stock rom mh3 with Odin. NFC still not working, don't know what else to do, because going back to stock is the hardest reset I can do, or not?
11th December 2013, 11:56 AM |#7  
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Originally Posted by s.goten

same thing happened to my s4 mini
i don't think that responsible is the modem because when I discovered the NFC issue I had the old modem (the one installed when bought s4mini), anyway, now I have installed the new modem MK3 and NFC still doesn't work.
if NFC breaking depends on cwm, cyano, kernel mods, ecc... I thing that flashing stock kernel with odin everything would have to return to work but it not happens. maybe, because the chip is in the battery could be a battery problem (even if an user with same nfc problem says that under cm11 NFC works, so it isn't a hardware problem). anyway sorry for OT.

I am moving the discussion back to this thread.
Just flashed cm11 and nfc is working, so it's not a hardware issue. But still don't get it, why it's not working on stock rom....
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I am moving the discussion back to this thread.
Just flashed cm11 and nfc is working, so it's not a hardware issue. But still don't get it, why it's not working on stock rom....

thanks for moving my post in right place...
it's good to know that it's not a hardware issue. maybe a samsung firmware update (i hope with android 4.3 ) could fix the problem....
11th December 2013, 12:23 PM |#9  
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yeah I hope so, too.

ps: I didn't move your post, just quoted it here
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16th December 2013, 04:12 AM |#10  
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Same NFC problem here. Only working with cm11.
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