NFC TagWriter by NXP

3.4
3.74K reviews
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

The NFC TagWriter by NXP stores contacts, bookmarks, geo location, Bluetooth Handover, SMS, Mail, text messages and many more to any NFC-enabled tags as well as to items like posters, business cards, watches and many more containing NFC-enabled electronics. Once data has been stored the application allows also reading and viewing the programmed data including options to launch applications automatically based on the contained data.

NOTE: Installing TagWriter on a non-NFC enabled phone is enabled now but it does of course not allow you to actually program tags. Anyhow, you can now prepare NFC data sets e.g. on a large screen device and then share them with an NFC enabled handset to actually make use of them. Besides that you can catch a pre-view on what you could do with a handset supporting NFC.
Please contact us at nfcapp.support@nxp.com if you have problems. We will continue our efforts to add new features for your benefits and we work hard to provide a feature rich application ahead of other apps available in the market.
Advanced Features: http://inspire.nxp.com/tagwriter/tag-writer-user-manual.pdf
Main Features:
- Extended support for NXP NTAG 21x Tags – UID mirror, Counter Mirror and Password Feature
- WiFi Pairing for handsets supporting this feature
- Bluetooth pairing for all NFC enabled Android versions
- Application launching with optional data handover
- Easily create tag content from your contacts and bookmarks
- Create new content with the included NFC data set editor
- Convert QR Codes into NFC data sets
- View the existing contents of a tag
- Export, import and share NFC data sets
- Manage your own history of tags viewed and written
- Tap to Launch feature to execute content of NFC tags with a simple tap
- Backup the contents of a tag before writing it
- Erase the contents of a tag
- Insert increasing counter values when writing NFC data sets
- Write-protect a tag
- Write multiple tags in sequence
- Write multiple Datasets in CSV format on multiple tags in sequence
Semicolon separator: https://inspire.nxp.com/tagwriter/TagWriter_MassEncoding_template.csv
Comma separator: https://inspire.nxp.com/tagwriter/TagWriter_MassEncoding_template_eng.csv

Next to the creation and storing of NFC data sets the NFC TagWriter by NXP also allows to automatically launching applications based on the data read from NFC-enabled tags and items containing NFC-enabled electronics.
The following NFC data sets are supported to launch applications:
- Contact (vCard) to import data into the address book (Contacts)
- Bookmarks (URL) to open a given web address
- Plain text to display simple messages directly on the screen
- SMS (SMS URI) to create a new message
- Mail (Mail URI) to create a new mail message
- Telephone number (TEL URI) to start a call
- Bluetooth to pair and connect devices
- WiFi to connect to WiFi Networks
- Geo location to open a given destination- File URI to open a file on the device, including file picker UI
- URI to create any kind of URI, also those not directly supported by the NXP TagWriter

It supports a series of configuration options adapting the application to your own needs and preferences.

The application fully supports the NFC Forum Type 1 Tag, Type 2 Tag, Type 3 Tag as well as Type 4 Tag portfolio. This includes a whole range of NXP and third party NFC-enabled contactless IC products like MIFARE Ultralight, MIFARE Classic, MIFARE DESFire, NTAG 21x, NTAG I2C, ICODE SLI & many others.TagWriter supports any NDEF pre-formatted tags for all NDEF operations but formating to NDEF feature is limited only to NXP Tags.

Please help us to improve and provide “crash report” and/or contact us via nfcapp.support@nxp.com. This helps us to detect, analyze and provide fix for the ICs that have not been verified to work and so may cause problems or unexpected behavior on use.
Updated on
Jul 24, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

3.4
3.54K reviews
James Jenkins
December 10, 2023
Downloaded this for a totally blind user to try out NFC tags with. It went very well. The interface is simple and works well with talkback. A byte is one character, so for marking food items, you can get as much or as little detail as you want. Also the lack of ads makes this an even better product for a blind user.
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Terry Jhop
March 11, 2022
A good app but some issues with Business Cards. When editing not all fields (like the phone number) are displayed. More importantly, no blank Business Card is offered. You can only select an existing contact which is not much use if you want to produce a new one with your own details. So four stars.
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Odd Mathisen (Nixxen)
September 15, 2023
Works for android, but not iPhone. I made some NFC business cards for an event, and they did not work with any iPhone. I later tried with a different tag writer (NFC tools), and that worked with both phone OSes. The NPX writer works well for all androids I tested on though.
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What's new

Support Added for DESFire EV3 16K Card Variant
Protect Tag Feature Extended for DESFire EV3 and DESFire EV3C Cards
Bug Fixes