Today we are going to introduce you to the new app named AirDroid, which is by far the best wireless transfer app I had seen. Airdroid Allows you to access and manage your Android Phone from windows and that’s for free. You can easily transfer your files between your devices with the help of Airdroid
What Can You Do with AirDroid?
- Contacts: View and edit all the contacts.
- Photos: Transfer photos between Android and computer.
- Music & Videos: Play and manage music & videos on Android and transfer them between Android and computer.
- Ringtones: Set music as ringtone and export ringtones.
- Screenshot: View the real time screen of Android devices, take static screenshots. (requires root)
- Apps: Import and export .apk files.
- Camera: See through the lens of both front and back cameras.
- URL: Push URL to Android and open it with default web browser.
- Clipboard: Share clipboard content between Android and computer.
Step1. You need to make sure that you have a working wifi connection between your computer and Android After you confirmed download Airdroid 3 from Google Play store. And install it.
Step 2. Now you need to open AirDroid 3. You will be asked to Sign in or Sign up first. Signing up is not necessary as it provides the option of Sign up later. You need to click on Sign up later.
Step 3. Once the app is opened you need to click on the option of Configure Wi-Fi network. You need to enable the wifi there and make sure it is connected both to your phone and PC.
Step 4. Once you had confirmed your working wifi connection you will be given a web address of Airdroid as well as the browser URL. You simply need to open http://web.airdroid.com on your computer browser. You will be given a Qr code.
Step 5. Now you need to scan the QR code from the mobile app to connect with your browser. That’s it you can now see all files of your phone on your PC it is much like an Android PC suite.
You can now easily upload or download files to your computer with the help of AirDroid 3. for example if you want to download an image just click on “Photos” Open the photo and download it. It is as simple as that. You can also use Android’s camera as a webcam.
The best part of this app is you don’t need to install any 3rd party app on your computer to access your android files on PC.
Shareit is another best sharing app which supports cross-platform sharing. The data transfer speed is quite high because it uses your WiFi network to transfer files. You can use this app to move files from Android to Pc, PC To Android, Android to iOS and so on. Let’s know how to use Shareit to share files wirelessly.
Step 1. First of all, download and install Shareit on your Android smartphone or tablet from Google Play Store.
Step 2. In the next step, you need to download Shareit for Computer. For the computer, click on this link and download Shareit for Windows.
Step 3. Install the app on both Android and Computer. Connect both your Android and computer with your WiFi network and launch the app on both platforms.
Step 4. From the Android device, you need to tap on ‘Connect To PC’. Now the app will search for your computer. Once it detects your computer tap on it.
Step 5. From your computer, you will get the notification like below. Here you need to tap on ‘Accept’
Step 6. Now both devices are connected and ready to send files. Files can be sent from both devices just choose files and transfer it wirelessly.
That’s it, you are done! This is how you can download and install Shareit on your Android and computer to share files wirelessly.