Anyone tried this Amiibo reader/faker?

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  1. Jayro

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    What's stopping us from just using our android phones to do the same thing? I thought it would have been the simplest solution since it has NFC support.

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    No, I mean just choosing the amiibo you want to use on the phone, and using the phone AS the amiibo. Skipping the NFC tag part entirely.
     


  2. ElliotFortyTwo
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    I remember reading that it isn't possible or maybe just difficult to do. But it's been quite a while since I read about all that, the Android API would have developed since then.
    It's Host-Based Card Emulation you'd want to investigate if you're interested: https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/nfc/hce.html
    I would have thought that this would be a feature of TagMo if it were a possibility.
     
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    Ah, okay. Thank you for the explanation, and insight. :) I've always been wondering why Android phones couldn't just emulate the Amiibos themselves, lol.
     
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    can you send me the link... I may be interested in buying one:)
     
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    This is the one I bought: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142204159433
    I have an old 3DS XL, not sure that this would work with a new 3DS with its built-in NFC.
     
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    I also have a old 3ds xl so I hope it works like it did for you