How to Enable NFC Capability in AT&T Galaxy Note I717 – Tutorial

Galaxy NOTE REDSamsung Galaxy Note I717 users who are on att network can make the most out of the hidden NFC Capabilities which will be unlocked in the due course of this article. With the help of NFC, one can enjoy the services related to NFC Apps like Google Wallet etc. To keep things simple we have mentioned some pre requisites which you need to follow and then followed by a detailed tutorial in the next page. The method which we will be checking is not an Official workaround, all thanks to fox689 of XDA who has come out with this work around.

Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.

  • All the data present in your phone should be backed up as in the process of applying this update, the data might get either lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned steps you can easily backup the same.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Disable all the antivirus suites in your computer and uninstall the same in your device as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.
  • Enable the USB Debugging in your SAMSUNG Galaxy S2 GT I9100 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.

USB Debugging

So assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed article on how to enable the NFC in your Galaxy Note.

1 Comment
  1. Reply cvpool33 August 15, 2012 at 10:36 am

    when i try to copy the script into it, it tells me to select another location and the file cannot be saved there. its a brand new note today so i dont know that anything else could be interfering. please help :)

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