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Nearby Service

Discovery and communication with devices in the vicinity is now easier and more convenient. Give your users physical proximity services with in-app data sharing and messaging.
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  • Android
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Contact Shield is a BLE-based contact tracing service. Public health institutions around the globe can authorize developers to develop COVID-19 contact tracing apps using Contact Shield APIs.

Service Scenarios

Offline file transfer
Offline file transfer

Shares files and multimedia with nearby devices without needing an Internet connection.

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Nearby communications
Nearby communications

Pinpoints people you want to find or chat with for social connections and outreach.

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Local marketing
Local marketing

Makes users into customers by showing them product info and discounts relevant to their activities in shopping malls.

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Automatic Wi-Fi sharing
Automatic Wi-Fi sharing

Gives nearby devices access to the same Wi-Fi connection with a single tap.

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Advantages

Precise proximity sensing
Triggers both onsite convenience and anti-spoofing security.
Ease of use
Provides user-friendly APIs that free you from complex underlying networking details.
Superb performance
Outpaces the industry in speed of discovery and bandwidth with proprietary transport protocols.

Success Stories

ZAPYA
ZAPYA

Nearby Service makes files transfer over 4x faster on ZAPYA.

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WLan Play
WLan Play
WLan Play

Nearby Service facilitates local video sharing of up to 50 MBps on this player developed by iQIYI.

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TamTam
TamTam
TamTam

Nearby Service enables TamTam users to discover friends nearby.

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Resources

Development Guide

Download our latest instructions for kit integration.

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API Reference

Browse our comprehensive resource library.

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Codelabs

Get started right away, with kit integration guidance for newbies.

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SDK

Download the latest SDK.

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Technical Support

Contact customer service for further assistance. We'll get back to you within 1 to 2 working days.

HUAWEI Developer Forum

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Stack Overflow

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GitHub

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