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Transferring files using Android Beam

Want to transfer information to other mobile phones using Android Beam? It's easy, but remember you need to turn on Android Beam before you can use this function.

Step 1 of 11

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:

Transfer contact, go to 1a.

Transfer picture or video clip, go to 1b.

Transfer audio file, go to 1c.

Step 2 of 11

1a - Transfer contact

Tap Contacts.

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1a - Transfer contact

Tap the required contact.

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1b - Transfer picture or video clip

Tap Apps.

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1b - Transfer picture or video clip

Tap Gallery.

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1b - Transfer picture or video clip

Go to the required folder.

Tap the required picture or the required video clip.

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1c - Transfer audio file

Tap Apps.

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1c - Transfer audio file

Tap Music.

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1c - Transfer audio file

Go to the required audio file.

Tap the required audio file.

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Transfer files using Android Beam

Hold your mobile phone and the receiving device back to back.

When Touch to beam is displayed, tap anywhere on the display to start the transfer.

Follow the instructions on the display to finish the transfer.

Step 11 of 11

Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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