Wednesday, January 16, 2013

How to Share Files Between Your PC and Android Smartphone

If you have an Android smartphone, I am sure that apart from making phone calls, you will also use the phone to listen to music, play videos, takes photos or even creating a lot more documents on the go, and all your important data is very important that you must be stored on your PC. Sometimes, you have downloaded a lot of movies on the computer but want to enjoy them on your smartphone. So you have to transfer your files Between Your PC and Android Phone. There are a couple of different methods available to you for transferring files from your computer to your Android smartphone, and here I will show you how to achieve it.
1. Using a USB cable
The simplest way to transfer a file between your pc and phone is using a USB cable. Most phones already come with a compatible cable so you don't have to buy it. Here is the how to tutorial.
  • Use the USB cable that came with your phone to connect the phone to a USB port on your computer.
  • You receive a notification that the USB is connected.
  • Open the Notifications panel and touch USB connected.
  • Touch Turn on USB storage in the screen that opens to confirm that you want to transfer files. When the phone is connected as USB storage, the screen indicates that USB storage is in use and you receive a notification. Drag-and-drop the desired file(s) to the drive.
  • After done, in your phone’s notification window, tap Turn off USB storage.
  • Unplug your phone and you’re all set. That’s all. 
2. Use Android Manager WiFi
Android Sync Manager WiFi is an easy-to-use free Android sync tool that's specially designed for mobile content management of Android handsets. With this app, you can easily synchronize, manage and back up mobile contents between handset and PC, such as contacts, messages, calendar, photos, video and music files, etc.
To start with, make sure that Android Sync Manager WiFi is installed on PC while Android Sync Manager Agent installed on the handset.

Note: To use Android Sync Manager WiFi, both of your Android handset and PC must be connected to the same WiFi access point.

3. Use WiFi File Explorer
WiFi File Explorer uses your Android device's Wi-Fi connection to join your wireless network, then creates a little Web server on your network that lets you browse your files from any other computer on the network. So you just go to your PC, type the IP address and port number the app gives you, such as, and then you'll see a list of your phone's files and folders in your browser window.
In addition to just copying files, you can stream music and video from your device. The pro version, which costs less than two bucks, adds the ability to create new directories on your phone, download multiple files from the device simultaneously, download whole directories, stream media playlists, backup your entire device, and more.

4. Cloud Storage app: DropBox
The most popular cloud storage provider, Dropbox, is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.
But this kind of service is not totally free. It only allows you to 2GB of storage space, everything above that won't be synchronized with the server. There are 10GB or even 100GB packages available, but they are not for free.

There are hundreds of applications capable of that in the market, just find the application that works best for you.

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