The connectivity and wireless features introduce how you can manage wireless connections to other devices and networks. They also describe how you can download content, and send and receive data in your application.
You can use the following connectivity and wireless features in your native applications:
You can use Bluetooth functionalities in your application, such as managing the Bluetooth service, pairing, and exchanging messages. The Bluetooth standard provides a peer-to-peer (P2P) data exchange functionality over short distance between compliant devices.
You can share contacts, photos, and videos, use the device as a smart card, and communicate with other NFC-enabled devices. You can use an NFC-enabled device to communicate with NFC tags for a variety of activities, such as paying the grocery bill or downloading a coupon.
You can use smart card functionalities to access secure elements. You can open a channel to the secure element, send a command, and receive a response.
You can connect to a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and transfer data over the network. You can activate and deactivate a local Wi-Fi device, and to connect to a WLAN network in the infrastructure mode.
Wi-Fi Direct® in mobile applications only
Find a Wi-Fi Direct device, discover its details, and then form a Wi-Fi Direct group to communicate over a peer-to-peer link without using wireless access points (base stations) in the infrastructure mode.
You can setup SoftAP for local area connections without Internet.
Statistics about network data consumption is fetched by system and applications.
USB Host in mobile applications only
You can connect to other devices using USB. You can gather information about the device and find a suitable interface and configuration.
You can connect to the Internet and access its various services. You can download files, transfer content through socket and libcurl connections, and create a Web view in your application to allow Internet browsing.
File Transfer with MTP in mobile applications only
You can transfer files between 2 devices. You can manage the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) and get files from the MTP responder.
VPN Connections in mobile applications only
You can allow the users to initialize the VPN device, and manage routing, DNS, and firewall features.
In Tizen use IoT Activity feature and seamless device-to-device connectivity to address the needs of the Internet of Things (IoT) through the open source reference implementation of the OIC (Open Interconnect Consortium) standard specifications.
You can perform network service discoveries to announce local services and search for remote services.