On-Screen Action – Write NFC Tag

Write NFC Tag

In the easy and simple no-code way of building code logic area of Action flow, now you have the action of Write NFC Tag. In the Studio, you have features to program/write NFC tags. We have dedicated action to create NFC tags for passive NFC devices.

This action on the trigger can reprogram NFC tags from devices. Use this action on button controls and you can make your microapp an NFC writer.

NOTE: Support only in Android and iOS apps. Not applicable for preview, only for the published app. Also, Android and iOS v8.3.0 and above are supported.

Setting up - Write NFC Tag

  1. Go to the Actions of any control, and select an action.

  2. It will open up the action flow area, click to add an action or connector. Search for Write NFC Tag in On-Screen Actions under the Utility group.

  3. It will ask you to select the Record Type from the dropdown. You have three options in the dropdown:

    • Text Record – It is a record type used to store or write plain text on an NFC chip. This type of record is often used to write small amounts of text data as NFC tags.
    • URL Record - it is a record type used to store or write URLs on an NFC chip. This type of record on scanned open the link from the native NFC app.
    • Android App Record - it is a record type used to store packages of Android and iOS apps. This type of record when scanned opens the app present in your device matching the app package present in the NFC chip.
  4. Next you have to specify the data input which you want to write as an NFC tag under the Data section. Select or bind variables and keywords to select the data to be written as tags.

  5. Click Finish to save and put it up in the action flow of the control.

Write NFC Tag action - App Preview

In the above image we have written a text record for the NFC tag.