how to Write NFC Tags

Below you can find the available mobile Apps to write NFC Tags.

If you want to encode NFC Tags with a computer, instead, you will need one NFC reader / writer. See description of each NFC writer for information about drivers and softwares.

If you don't want to write NFC Tags, we offer the Encoding service: we write the NFC Tags the way you want.

 

NFC Apps to read and write NFC Tags

Choose your mobile OS: Android - iOS (iPhone, iPad) - Windows Phone - RIM (BlackBerry) - Symbian / Nokia OS


NFC Android Apps

If you are interested in NFC Tag , you most likely have an Android SmartPhone or tablet. In this case, we recommend the App developped by Shop NFC:

  • Easy NFC Writer, very simple to use, totally free, it allows you to write an URL, simple text, or a V-Card contact on your NFC Tags, which will be readable by all NFC devices, with every Operating System. It can also provide information about an NFC Tag's Chip (type of Chip, UID).
 

 Alternatively, there are also the following apps, also free:

 
If you are looking for an app to make your device do some task (i.e. enable/disable Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, or launch some apps), we recommend:
  • Trigger (formerly known as NFC Task Launcher) is perfect for private use of NFC Tags.
 
If you need to encode a large quantity of NFC Tags, importing data from a CSV (Excel spreadsheet), you may be interested to:
 
 

NFC iOS (iPhone and iPad) Apps

In the Apple Store, there is a very intuitive and functional application:

  • NFC Actions, produced by Flomio, it is free, but requires a device in addition, the Flojack NFC reader. Compatible with iOS 6.0 and above, available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch; optimized for iPhone 5.
Instead of Flojack, you can choose ACR35 NFC MobileMate, an NFC Reader also compatible with Apple devices, with iOS 5.0 and above. ACR35 works with its libraries.
 


NFC Windows Phone Apps

In the Windows Phone Store, you'll find the following Apps:

  • NFC Tag Creator,  free, compatible with Windows 8/8.1/10, allows you to read and write NFC Tags, and  to launch apps installed on your Smartphone
  • NFC TagWriter, free, compatible with Windows 10, allows you to read and write NFC Tags
  • NFC Launchit, free, compatible with Windows 8/8.1, allows you to launch apps installed on your Smartphone
  • NFC Interactor, for a fee (1,99 €)



NFC BlackBerry Apps

For BlackBerry, we recommend the app below, which is compatible with BlackBerry Z10, Z30, Porsche Design P9982, Passport and Passport Silver Edition. It's completely free.

 


NFC Apps for Nokia and Symbian OS

For those Nokia phones which don't run Windows, unfortunately there is not much choice. It seems the only available app is the aforementioned NFC Interactor, which is not free. According to Steve Litchfield, it would be compatible with different models Symbian, including C7 and N9.

 

NFC Samsung Apps

In the Samsung App Store, there is an Application that is simply called "Tags" which is preinstalled in some models.