Use Android Beam to share photos/videos between devices

Android Beam is the NFC based sharing feature introduced in 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich that allowed the sharing of contacts, web links, directions, and other small pieces of information by tapping two NFC equipped devices back to back.

One of the more subtle improvements of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the ability to share photos and videos between Android 4.1 devices. Open a photo or video in the Gallery app, and hold your device to the back of another 4.1 device, and you will see the Beam animation, then tap to beam. You will notice that it will instantly initiate a Bluetooth file transfer between the two devices (without the need for pairing beforehand).

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