how to enable tap to share only when your phone is unlocked

“Tap to share” is all good and great, however when the option is set to “Anytime” or “While screen is on”, it also exposes the risk of somebody dropping files into your phone when left unattended. This how to will help you enable “tap to share” only when your phone is unlocked.

  • Navigate to settings.
  • Tap on devices.
  • Tap on NFC.
  • Expand the drop down under “Tap to share”.
  • Select “While phone is unlocked”.


This setting will ensure that a file / website share cannot be done unless you unlock your phone.