ST33 Secure Element from STMicro

As Broadcom NFC chip becomes more popular, so is ST33 Secure Element from STMicro. The combination of BCM 2079x + ST33 shows up in Nexus 4/10, Samsung Galaxy S4 and more …

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ST33 Secure Element from STMicro

How to whitelist your app to access embedded SE in NFC android phone

Notes: You need to root your phone first.

# restarts the adbd daemon with root permissions
adb root
# remounts the /system partition on the device read-write
adb remount
# get the whitelist file from device
adb pull /system/etc/nfcee_access.xml
# export certificate to nfcee_access.xml
keytool -exportcert -v -keystore ~/.android/my-release-key.keystore -alias alias_name -storepass password|xxd -p -|tr -d '\n' >> nfcee_access.xml
# The cert is added to the end of the file. You must edit it to add proper tag.
# copy the whitelist file back to device
adb push nfcee_access.xml /system/etc/

How to whitelist your app to access embedded SE in NFC android phone