Disable NFC payment transactions when your smartphone is turned off, locked, or the backlight is off

By default, you can use NFC technology on your BlackBerry smartphone to make purchases even if your smartphone is locked, the backlight is turned off, or your smartphone is turned off.

  1. On the home screen, click the connections area at the top of the screen, or click the Manage Connections icon.
  2. Click Networks and Connections > Near Field Communication.
    • To disable NFC payment transactions when your smartphone is locked or the backlight is off, under the Allow NFC Card Transactions section, clear the When Locked or Backlight is Off checkbox.
    • To disable NFC payment transactions when your smartphone is turned off, under the Allow NFC Card Transactions section, clear the When Powered Off checkbox.
  3. Press the Menu key > Save.

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