How to fix Huawei Mate 20 Pro NFC issues

Huawei Mate 20 Pro is one of the greatest phones as it’s light and slim and users are satisfied with its performance. It has a triple 40+20+8 MP of the rear and 24 MP of the front camera. It also has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. Despite its all-astonishing features, its users are still facing some problems and one of them is related to NFC. If that’s something that bothers you as well, keep reading. We are going to show you how to fix Huawei Mate 20 Pro NFC issues.

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Solution 1: Enabling NFC on your device

NFC is a well know feature, available on Huawei Mate 20 Pro as well. It is a form of wireless communication to share data and information to and from your device. But, if you’re using Huawei Mate 20 Pro for the first time, there is a possibility that the NFC feature is not enabled. To enable NFC on your phone, follow the steps below:

  1. Unlock your phone
  2. Find Settings and tap on it
  3. Click on ‘Device Connectivity’
  4. Tap ‘NFC’
  5. Turn on NFC
  6. Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Solution 2: Restarting the device

Another way to fix the NFC issues is to restart the device. Issues like a bug or technical glitch in NFC can be fixed by restarting the device. Here is how you can restart Mate 20 Pro.

  1. Press and hold the Power key until the appearance of the power menu on the screen
  2. Tap icon ‘Restart’
  3. After confirmation, your device will restart.

Then, check if the NFC issue is resolved. If not, you can move to other options.

Solution 3: Updating the phone

It may be possible that your phone does not have the latest Huawei software version. The outdated software may be the cause that NFC is not working properly. To update your phone to the latest software version, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Scroll down and select System
  3. Select Software update
  4. Wait for a few seconds while the system searches for the new updates
  5. If you have the latest version than your screen will show, ‘Your software is up to date’
  6. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the screen to update the latest version

After updating, check that NFC is now working properly, otherwise move to the next solution.

Solution 4: Uninstalling the Google Pay App

Sometimes NFC stops working due to the Google Pay app. First, try to reboot your phone and clear the Google Pay app cache in the apps area. If the problem still exits try to uninstall the Google Pay app and reboot the phone and then reinstall the Google Pay app and check for the issue. To uninstall the app follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Play store.
  2. Find the Google Pay app by clicking on three lines near the search area bar.
  3. Select “My apps & games”
  4. Tap ‘Installed’.
  5. Find the Google Pay app and Uninstall.

Solution 5: Reset phone

If you still are not able to fix the issue than your last resort is to reset the phone. This process will delete all of your documents, files, videos, and photos. To save your data, create a backup. Here are the steps to reset your phone:

  1. Take a backup of your personal data
  2. Go to the Settings app or go to the Settings menu on your phone
  3. Tap on ‘System’
  4. Select ‘Reset’ from the menu
  5. Choose ‘Reset phone’
  6. Confirm it twice and wait until the operation is done.

You will have to set up your smartphone as a new device.