How to Fix NFC Not Working on iOS 15.6 on iPhone 13, 12, 11, x, XR


On your iPhone if NFC is not working on iOS 15.6 on iPhone 13, 13 Pro Max, Mini or iPhone 12, 11, x, XR or any iPhone then you can easily fix the issue of NFC (Near field Communication) issue on iPhone iOS 15.6 with these simple and easy steps. So, let’s see in detail below.

You need to turn on NFC Tag reader on your iPhone first and solve nfc tag reader not working issue and Many iPhone users reported this issue of NFC is not working on their iPhone and many of them followed these simple methods to fix NFC not working issue on their iPhone.

Fix NFC Not Working on iPhone iOS 15.6 on iPhone 13, 13 Pro Max, 12, 11, x, XR 

Below methods will help you fix nfc not working issue on iOS 15.6 and get back your NFC Back and working on iPhone easily.

How do I turn on NFC on my iPhone?

Step 1: Open Settings

Step 2: Tap on Control Center

Step 3: Now, tap on Plus icon next to NFC tag reader and add it to your control center on your iPhone.

Step 4: Now, swipe from top to bottom and access control center and simply tap on NFC tag reader icon and turn on NFC on iPhone.

That’s it this is how you turn on the NFC tag reader on your iPhone.

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Force Close All Apps

Step 1: Slightly Swipe your screen up from bottom and pause it in the middle of the screen.

Step 2: Now, you will see apps which are running in background and move right or left and force close all apps on iphone.

Enable and Disable Airplane Mode

Step 1: Open settings

Step 2: Tap on Airplane -< turn on airplane mode

Step 3: Wait for few seconds and then turn off airplane mode.

Step 4: Now, go to settings -> General and Scroll down and tap on shutdown and wait for your iPhone to completely shutdown.

Step 5: Now, press power button and turn on your iPhone.

Once you enable and disabled airplane mode then any issue with your network internet or any issues on iPhone will be fixed and your NFC not working on iPhone iOS 15.6 issue will be resolved.

Remove Back Case

Sometimes due to back case cover issue or low quality back case cover then you may experience this issue

Step 1: Remove the back case on your iphone

Step 2: Unlock your iPhone and then check whether your NFC tag reader is working on your iphone or not.

If you are still facing the same issue and nfc not working on iPhone iOS 15.6 then you need to follow below methods and get rid of nfc not working issue on iPhone.

Update your iPhone

If you are running outdated version of iOS on your iPhone then you can experience nfc not working issue.

Step 1: Open settings -> Tap on General

Step 2: Tap on Software update and check for any new version of iOS is available to download or not.

Step 3: if new version of iphone iOS is available then tap on download and install and update your iphone to latest version.

Once you update your iPhone to latest version, then your issue of nfc not working on iPhone iOS 15 issue will be resolved after updating iPhone to latest version.

Reset Network Settings

Step 1: Go to Settings -> General -> transfer or Reset iPhone

Step 2: Enter passcode and tap on reset network settings and confirm reset network settings

Step 3: Wait for your iPhone to reset network settings and once done, then go ahead and check with NFC card reader is working or not.

Once you reset network settings then your nfc not working on iphone iOS 15. 6 on iPhone 13, 13 Pro max, 13 Pro or iPhone 12, 11, x, xr, xs will be resolved.

Reset All Settings

If none of the above solutions doesnt work and you are still having an issue of nfc not working on your iPhone, then you need to reset all settings -> Settings -> General -> Reset or transfer iPhone -> Reset all settings and wait for your iphone to reset all settings.

Why is My NFC Not Working on iPhone

If your NFC is not working on iPhone then this probably due to you have not enabled NFC tag reader on your iPhone and you need to enable nfc card reader by adding nfc tag reader to control center and turn on nfc card reader on iphone 13.

Sometimes due to network and signal issues NFC tag reader will not work and you need to force restart your iPhone and turn on and turn off airplane mode and reset network settings as well.

How do I manage NFC on my iPhone?

To Manage NFC Card Reader on your iPhone -> you need to add nfc card reader to control center and manage NFC on iPhone by accessing the control center by swiping from top to bottom.


iPhone 13 NFC not working

You need to turn on nfc tag reader on your iPhone and once you turn on nfc card reader then nfc scan will start working on iPhone 13

How do I get NFC to work on my iPhone?

You need to enable nfc card reader on your iPhone by adding nfc card reader to your control center and turning it on and enabling nfc requires apple pay.

Where do I find the NFC on my iPhone?

You can find the NFC option in your settings -> control center -> tap on plus icon and add nfc card reader to control center to access nfc quickly.

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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