How To : Transfer File From Android Phone To PC and Vice Versa Using WiFi




Posted on Jul 5 2012 - 10:14pm by Jeet Dholakia

Few days back I have written a post on How to transfer file from PC to your Android Phone using WiFi but unfortunately there is only one option to transfer it from PC to Android phone. but now I have come up with totally new post where you can transfer files from Android Phone to PC and from PC to Android Phone using only single application. This app is very handy and I have personally tested with my phone and using it also. I will cover the both way of file transferring in this post so it will be easy for you to use it on your own device and PC. so without wasting much time let’s start with this guide on “How To : Transfer File From Android Phone To PC and Vice Versa Using WiFi

android wifi sync How To : Transfer File From Android Phone To PC and Vice Versa Using WiFi

Image Credit : TheDailyBuggle

First I will cover how you can transfer files from your Android Device to PC and after that the next part, before we get in to the guide you need two things :

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  • Browser (Chrome Recommended)
  • Airdroid Android App install on your mobile.
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Transfer Files From Android To PC Using WiFi :

So I assume that you have installed app on your mobile and ready with it. now go to your app and you will a screen like this :

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AirDroid Start Up Screen In App

If you WiFi is turned on then you will not get this screen, so now turn on your WiFi and it will click on start button. once you do this the app will provide you some URL and password so that you can access your phone data through your browser. see the below screenshot to come to know more about it :

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Login Details

Now you have to open this URL/Web Address on your browser and it will ask you for password which is provided in the step 2 in above image. once you open this URL in your browser you will get a login screen, so just enter a password or login with QR Code.

AirDroid Home Screen on PC How To : Transfer File From Android Phone To PC and Vice Versa Using WiFi

AirDroid Login Screen on PC

Once you have entered password and logged in you will see a cool home screen of AirDroid app on your browser, see the below image :



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AirDroid Main Screen

Here you can do tons of things like reading and sending SMS, Play Songs from Mobile, Play Videos from Mobile and etc. one major thing you can do is file transferring through this app and for that I am writing this article. so to start file transferring process you have to click on the “Files” icon on the screen and it will show you all files on your phone in file manager view.

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AirDroid File Manager Screen

Now to transfer file from your Android phone to your PC just select that particular/multiple files and click on the Download Button on the top right side. it will ask you to save the files, just select the folder where you want to save this file and download it.

That’s it you have successfully transferred files from your android phone to PC using AirDroid application. the same way you can transfer as many as files you want to your PC without using the USB cable and by just using the wireless connection and this classic technology.

Transfer Files From PC To Android Using WiFi :

Now we will going to see how you can transfer file from PC to Android Phone using WiFi and AirDroid. the starting procedure is same as above mentioned in transferring files from Android to PC so just follow that and connect your Android phone. after that click on “Files” icon and now we will be uploading files i.e. transferring files from PC to Android :

Click on the Upload button on top right and it will pops up a screen like below :

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AirDroid File Upload Screen

Select the folder where you want to save the files in your phone and just drag and drop the files on the provided screen and it will transfer the files to your phone or you can use the select file option also.

Congratulations you have successfully transferred your files from PC to Android Phone using Wireless connection and AirDroid application.

Apart from file transferring you can also take a screenshot of your device if it’s rooted, so this also it quite handy option to have. all in all this app is very useful and handy to have on your Android Device.

I hope it helps you also to transfer your files Wirelessly. in between if you stuck at any point just comment below and I will surely help you out and try to solve your issue. If you have any suggestion/opinions related to this article then you are most welcome to comment below.

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Jeet Dholakia is Founder and Owner of "Geeky Gyaan". He loves to blog about Android, Blogging Tips, Reviews of Products, Software, Gadget and many more thing. Jeet is also a Guest Author at many popular sites. His other interests includes Guitar Playing, Web Designing and Music. Catch him on Twitter and on Facebook

6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Lakshmi Balu July 27, 2012 at 5:40 pm - Reply

    Thanks for all the efforts in putting up this piece of information for us. Android users are of all ages, it is the little older generation folk that would have problems in transferring data between the desktops and handhelds. You have been most helpful!

  2. Imran August 8, 2012 at 9:30 pm - Reply

    Great, thanks for the effort for such a wonderful short tutorial, this will help people a lot.
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  3. Rajkumar Jonnala
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    August 9, 2012 at 10:33 pm - Reply

    till now i didn’t about the file transfer using wifi, thats for sharing awesome post.
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  4. Zalman July 2, 2013 at 3:14 pm - Reply

    great post and something that, never knew that there was a better wireless solution to dropbox…the best thing is it that it is free…….currently installing it as a direct result of this article…..

    hope it is as easy to use as it sounds…

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