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Use the popular Barcode Scanner App, it gives you a "share via barcode" option in the "share" menu when viewing a contact.


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One solution is to long-press and save the .vcard to your SD card, then open it in a file manager, like File Expert. If you still cannot read the file after viewing it from one of these channels, then your system can probably not view files in this format and i would try downloading a .vcard viewer, if such a thing exists.


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This seems to be a bug on the OS (src) You have to use a third party app for this. vCardIO and bizCard Manager/SMS vCard are good solutions. Former one is preferable and it's free.


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In this case an OS upgrade solved the issue. For someone in a similar situation without an OS upgrade (or other fix) in sight, it might be worth taking a look at VCard Manager (which claims to be able to open all types of VCards) or Contacts VCF, which says to open any .vcf file: VCard Manager and Contacts VCF (source: Google Play; click images for ...


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I've found NFC Tools to be a good app for this. You can write several default tag types, but they also offer a "raw" format, where you specify the mime type/header and content directly. I was able to make a Version 3 vcard with a small PNG image included which worked well on several android devices. Just be sure your vcard format is in spec when you do ...


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It must be user error, because NXP TagWriter and Tagstand Writer both let me select fields from a contact to include now. I did switch to a contact in the phone as opposed to browsing for a vcf file.


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I found some encoding issues when dealing with vCards, but generally, I was able to open any vCard file with the native contact manager application, have you tried to open the file with your computer? The vCard is a text format file, so the image is encoded in Base64 (characters) if you open any vCard with a notepad, you will be able to see the contact ...



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