7 Ways to Send/Transfer Files from Android to a Computer Quickly without a Data Cable
Sometimes, we need to send/transfer files from an Android smartphone to a PC / laptop. Whether it’s file documents, presentations, videos, images, photos, music, songs, games or applications. Whatever type of file, you can transfer files quickly from an Android smartphone or tablet to a PC.
Data cable is a tool commonly used when the file transfer process is needed. Unfortunately, the transfer speed or file delivery depends also on the data cable, the port, until the hard disk is used.
Sending files doesn’t need to be as complicated and as simple as it really is. Especially if the sender uses an Android smartphone, which has an easier and faster way to send/transfer files to a computer, without a data cable.
# 1 Sending Files from Android to Laptop using SHAREit
SHAREit is already known as one of the best data sender applications. SHAREit’s way of sending / transferring files is to create a special WiFi hotspot that will be connected to the sending and receiving devices, so sending files no longer requires internet quota.
To transfer files from Android to a Computer using SHAREit, open the SHAREit of both devices, namely on a computer or an Android smartphone.
Later, SHAREit will detect signals from SHAREit on your PC / laptop. Select Connect PC to connect SHAREit on the Android smartphone to SHAREit on the computer. Choose Go.
Open SHAREit on your PC / laptop. Then SHAREit on the computer will receive a signal from SHAREit on Android.
Return to SHAREit on Android. Select the name of the PC that will receive the file that you will send via SHAREit from Android.
Instantly, SHAREit on Android will immediately send/transfer files to the computer very quickly. Without draining or spending internet quota.
# 2 Sending Files from Android to Laptop Easier with AirDroid
AirDroid is one file sender application that is quite popular on Android. This is not only functions as a data sender application from Android to PC, but also accesses files on Android smartphones via PC.
AirDroid transfers files via any network. Be it WiFi or cable connection. Without draining the internet quota. It is recommended to use the same internet connection so that the transfer process runs faster.
After installing AirDroid on your PC / laptop and Android smartphone, open the application and log in with the account that is already registered. Haven’t registered an account? Just make it with social media accounts like Google+ and Facebook.
If the AirDroid application on your computer and Android smartphone has been logged in the same account, then the Android smartphone will be read on AirDroid on the computer.
At that time, you can send and receive files from Android to PC / laptop or vice versa. Just choose the folder, then select the file you want to send from Android, and select the Download button to accept.
# 3 Transfer Files from Android to Computer with Pushbullet
Pushbullet is not only able to send files from Android to PC / laptop or from PC / laptop to Android. Pushbullet is even able to receive application notifications and SMS from an Android smartphone on a computer.
You can also type SMS from a computer and Pushbullet will send it automatically via an Android smartphone. Not only from a PC, but you can also use Pushbullet from the Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extensions.
Using Pushbullet to send data from Android to PC seems a bit more difficult than using AirDroid. At Pushbullet, you can’t browse files like you are in File Explorer.
To use Pushbullet, just download and install the application on both the receiving and sending devices. Then log in with the same account.
To send files from Android to PC and vice versa, just select the attachment icon and select the file.
# 4 Send Peer-To-Peer Files with Resilio Sync
Resilio Sync is an application for sending files using the peer-to-peer method of BitTorrent which is useful for speeding up the process of sending files.
Resilio Sync also doesn’t even use or spend internet quota to send files from Android to PC or vice versa. This application will also create a private cloud for two devices that can send files to each other.
To use this application, just download and install on both sending and receiving devices, namely PC and Android. Then link or connect a PC with an Android smartphone to send files.
# 5 How to Send Files via the Cloud Service Application (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc.)
If you still don’t want to use the applications above, you can still send files from Android to a computer or vice versa with cloud service applications, such as Google Drive, OneDrive, or Dropbox.
Actually, this method is not very useful, considering the recipient is the closest device, namely the PC or Android itself. Unless you want to send large files remotely, Dropbox, OneDrive, and other applications are very useful.
# 6 How to Transfer Files without Applications (Online) with the Same WiFi
If your Android smartphone and PC are connected to the same WiFi connection, you can use a number of web applications or the following website to send or transfer files from Android to PC or vice versa:
# 1 LanNote.com
LanNote.com is able to send URLs, texts, or files that you send from an Android smartphone to a PC or vice versa. In addition, file formats that you can send also vary, such as images, documents, videos, and so on.
The only capital to use this website is internet connection with sufficient quota, the same WiFi network, and the browser installed on PC or Android.
# 2 Simple Savr (ssavr.com)
Simple Savr is a website based application that works almost the same as LanNote. The difference, Simple Savr encrypts the data you send from Android to PC and vice versus that the data sent will remain safe.
To send files from Android to PC or vice versa, just add the recipient’s IP address and have him open the Simple Savr site in the browser.
# 3 Reep.io
Reep.io is almost like Simple Savr. The difference is that Reep.io works in a peer-to-peer manner, which means that the upload process is still done when the recipient downloads. This will speed up the process of sending data.
# 7 How to Transfer Files from Android to PC without an Application or Website
Still, want to find out how to send files from Android to PC or vice versa, but without the above applications or the sites above?
You can still do it with a data cable, email, or using Bluetooth.
The data cable allows you to send files from an Android smartphone to a PC or vice versa at an adjusted speed.
Email can drain internet quota, with upload capacity usually having a maximum of tens of MB.
Whereas Bluetooth will send files much longer. Maybe you only need to transfer small size files and don’t need to be big because it will take a long time.
That’s how to send files from Android to PC and vice versa. There are many ways you can choose to transfer files in ways that are considered more comfortable.