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Best Android File Transfer Alternative for Mac

Bhavya Kaushik

Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Manage Device Data • Proven solutions

Why Need Android File Transfer Alternative?

Android file transfer is a free program for Macintosh computers running Mac OS X 10.5 and later. It helps mount your Android phone or table as an external hard drive. In this way, you can browse and do file transfer from Android to Mac, and vice versa. For example, you can use it to connect Samsung to Mac for Samsung file transfer.

Download Android file transfer for Mac: http://www.android.com/filetransfer/

Since Android file transfer lets you transfer and delete files on an Android phone and tablet, why should you find an alternative one? A free program as it is, it's convenient for you to manage Android phone or tablet on Mac, but it has some drawbacks.

  • Only compatible with Android device running Android 3.0 or later.
  • It can't be use when you have installed samsung kies on Mac.
  • Sometimes, it fails to detect Android phone or tablet.

What alternative to Android file transfer Stands Out?

Fed up with Android file transfer mac tools and are looking for an alternative? You might want to give this powerful alternative to Android file transfer: Dr.Fone(Mac) - Transfer (Android). It's mainly used for you to smoothly manage your Android phone or tablet on Mac or PC. Below are its features which excels over Android file transfer.

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Dr.Fone - Phone Manager (Android)

A Smart Android Transfer for Doing between Android and Computers.

  • Transfer files between Android and computer, including contacts, photos, music, SMS, and more.
  • Manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc.
  • Transfer iTunes to Android (vice versa).
  • Manage your Android device on computer.
  • Fully compatible with Android 8.0.
Available on: Windows Mac
3981454 people have downloaded it

How to Use Android file transfer alternative for Mac?

Step 1. Download and run Dr.Fone(Mac) on Mac.

Download and install Dr.Fone(Mac) on Mac. Launch Dr.Fone and choose "Phone Manager". Connect your Android device to Mac with a USB cable. Your device will be soon recognized.

android file transfer alternative for mac

Step 2. Sync iTunes to Android.

Click Transfer iTunes Media to Device on the main interface to sync music, movies and playlists from iTunes to Android.

sync itunes to Android on mac

Step 3. Transfer Data from Mac to Android.

Well, if you have lots of photos, movies, songs on Mac and would like to appreciate them on your Android phone or tablet, you can use the Dr.Fone to add them to your Android phone or tablet.

To transfer music, videos, photos, apps from Mac to Android, select the Music/Videos/Photos/Apps tab separately. Click Add button and select files on Mac and transfer to Android easily.

android music transfer alternative for mac

Step 4. Transfer Files from Android to Mac/iTunes.

It's simple to transfer data from your Android phone or tablet to Mac or iTunes. Just select your wanted files, and click Export button, then choose Export to Mac or Export to iTunes.

Transfer Files from Android to Mac/iTunes

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