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Can a smartphone deactivate a credit card or school ID.

I am looking for a new case for my iPhone 5 and I came across the Incipio Stowaway which can hold a card in it. I was just wondering if my phone could deactivate the card though the case.

Should I go with a card holder case or stay away from them?

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It wouldn't be touching a magnet

For this reason, you should be fine. Neat idea anyway.

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Not yet.

Do you think we need to develop such a card that a cell phone with NFC or other means can do this?

Sounds interesting.
Bob

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Re: Can a smartphone deactivate a credit card or school ID.

Just go with the card holder to be safe.

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