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I've been trying to figure out why the NFC icon is missing from the status bar. NFC is turned on in Settings and Quick Settings; but the icon isn't present on the statusbar.

I checked NFC, and it worked when I tried to pair my SmartBand and my M8.

I haven't tried restoring the phone, but I have serious doubts that would fix (this is the last resort).

Any suggestion so far?

I'm unrooted, and I haven't unlock my bootloader.
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Hey guys,


I've been trying to figure out why the NFC icon is missing from the status bar. NFC is turned on in Settings and Quick Settings; but the icon isn't present on the statusbar.

I checked NFC, and it worked when I tried to pair my SmartBand and my M8.

I haven't tried restoring the phone, but I have serious doubts that would fix (this is the last resort).

Any suggestion so far?

I'm unrooted, and I haven't unlock my bootloader.

go to settings > personalization > quick settings

see if the NFC icon is checked?

edit: oops.. just seen you went to check on quick settings, then i got no idea sorry maybe restart the phone?

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Have you accidently pressed "hide NFC icon" in the settings?
Never mind you can't hide NFC.
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Hey guys,


I've been trying to figure out why the NFC icon is missing from the status bar. NFC is turned on in Settings and Quick Settings; but the icon isn't present on the statusbar.

I checked NFC, and it worked when I tried to pair my SmartBand and my M8.

I haven't tried restoring the phone, but I have serious doubts that would fix (this is the last resort).

Any suggestion so far?

I'm unrooted, and I haven't unlock my bootloader.
Certain versions of FW don't display the NFC icon by default even though its activated.

You have 2 options;

Flash a FW with the NFC icon displayed, or

Root the phone and modify the buildprop to show the NFC icon.
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Certain versions of FW don't display the NFC icon by default even though its activated.

You have 2 options;

Flash a FW with the NFC icon displayed, or

Root the phone and modify the buildprop to show the NFC icon.
Thank you for the answer! Unfortunately, me being impatient… I wasted time flashing another firmware. Oh well, not all is lost… only time!
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Certain versions of FW don't display the NFC icon by default even though its activated.

You have 2 options;

Flash a FW with the NFC icon displayed, or

Root the phone and modify the buildprop to show the NFC icon.
what to modify exactly?
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