Top 10 Android Apps to Transfer Android Files Wirelessly
Sharing large files between Android devices via the internet will consume your monthly allocated mobile data. While Bluetooth is a great alternative for smaller files, it will take forever if you want to transfer bigger files. Thankfully, there are plenty of apps available to help with wireless file transfer Android to Android, and transfer between Android and computer.
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Top 10 Android Apps to Transfer Android Files
- 1. Pushbullet
- 2. AirDroid
- 3. ES File Explorer File Manager
- 4. SHAREit
- 5. SuperBeam
- 6. Sync
- 7. CShare
- 8. Xender
- 9. WiFiShare
- 10. WiFi Shoot!
App 1 Pushbullet (4.6/5 stars)
Considered as one of the best apps that connects PCs to Android devices. As long as both PC and Android device are online and signed into the same account simultaneously, you will be able to transfer your files. You can also copy a URL li_x_nk from your Android device and paste it on your PC, get your Android device’s notifications, send and receive text messages etc.
Pros: clean interface, fast transfer.
Cons: too expensive.
App 2 AirDroid (4.5/5 stars)
It is one of the best app to access your Android device from your PC. You will be able to transfer and receive files between your Android devices to your PC, vice versa on any network. Additionally, you will be able to send and receive text messages, get notifications, as well as getting access to other apps like WhatsApp, WeChat, Instagram etc. Even when the screen of your Android device does not work, you can still do what you would normally do on your phone by using the web browser.
Pros: free, fast transfer, able to access your phone remotely.
Cons: cannot transfer multiple files, battery drainer.
App 3 ES File Explorer File Manager (4.5/5 stars)
Android wireless transfer is made easier with this app. You will need to connect two devices to the same router. Once connection is achieved, the app will be able to detect the devices that you want to establish a transfer li_x_nk before letting you send files between your Android device and PC. You can also manage your files effectively with this app.
Pros: free, easy to use, support .zip and .raw files, supports multiple languages.
Cons: the overwrite button is situated where it is easy to accidentally click on it.
App 4 SHAREit (4.4/5 stars)
Another popular Android wireless file transfer app is SHAREit. Once devices are connected to each other, you will be able to see files that are available for transfer. This way, receiver can just get the files that they want without bothering the sender. With an upper transfer limit of 20Mbps, it is one of the fastest transfer apps available on Google Play. Additionally, you will be able to copy various data from sender’s device with the CLONEit feature.
Pros: do not need to be on the same network, cross-platform file transfer, fast.
Cons: receiver can have free reigns to which files he/she can take.
App 5 SuperBeam (4.3/5 stars)
With this app, you will be able to do wireless transfer Android to Android via WiFi connection. If you are worried about your files falling into the wrong device, you need not worry – you will need to pair two devices using either a QR code, NFC or manual key sharing. If you are on the Pro version, you will be able to customise the destination folder.
Pro: easy to use, fast transfer, able to transfer multiple files, support a wide variety of file types.
Cons: frequently crash.
App 6 Sync (4.3/5 stars)
Developed by BitTorrent, Sync is an app that is great for those who are concerned with security. You can be assured that your files are safe when you are doing Android to Android wireless file transfer because the app does not utilise any cloud technology. With this app, you will be able to view various folders and files so that you can visually see what you want to transfer.
Pros: free, simple to use, twice as fast as its competitor.
Cons: sync does not work properly.
App 7 CShare (4.3/5 stars)
One of the newest Android to Android wireless file transfer app on Google Play. It is able to transfer various files from apps to games, from PDF files to pictures. It is 30 times faster than Bluetooth making it ideal to transfer larger files. The app is great at detecting other devices that uses the same app, so that you know who you can share files with. You will also be able to share files with multiple people with just one click.
Pros: fast, able to transfer multiple files, one-click operation, support group sharing.
Cons: may not work on certain Android devices.
App 8 Xender (4.3/5 stars)
The app transfer 4-6 Mb of data per second once the devices are li_x_nked over direct WiFi. You will be able to send multiple files to multiple devices – all you need to do is create a group of no more than 4 devices. You can also transfer files between multiple operating systems.
Pros: free, easy to use, supports a variety of files, supports multiple platforms, extremely fast transfer.
Cons: do not let you choose the destination transfer folder.
App 9 WiFiShare (4/5 stars)
There are two versions for this app – WiFiShare (compatible on all devices running on Android 2.3 and above) and WiFiShare Client (compatible on all devices running on Android 1.6 and above). You will be able to transfer using WiFi Direct or any WiFi network between multiple Android devices. Files are transferred with a speed of 1.4-2.5 Mbps.
Pros: free, easy to use, supports a wide range of Android OS versions.
Cons: do not work on certain Android devices.
App 10 WiFi Shoot! (3.7/5 stars)
One of the earliest wireless file transfer Android app developed. This app is great if you only want something that can only transfer files and nothing else – this would be great if you use your Android device heavily because it is very lightweight. It is compatible with lower version of Android, making it great if you are thinking of upgrading to a new Android device.
Pros: fast, no frills.
Cons: not compatible with some Android devices.
As you can see, there are plenty of apps available to help you with wireless file transfers. All you need to do is find one that is best for you and most compatible with your Android device.
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