How to Transfer Files Between Smartphone and Computer?

Last Updated: January 9, 2018
Transfer Files Between Smartphone and Computer

Sometimes you may need to move around files between your smartphones and computer like iPhone, Android, Mac, and PC. This is necessary, because, most of the time we are depending our smartphones to take pictures, store music and videos and even to carry personal files as a USB storage device. We used to edit the photos and videos and share these files in with your friends and families. There are two methods to transfer the files between the devices, wire transfer, and wireless Transfer. Wireless transfer includes Bluetooth transfer or over WiFi.

We are going to summarize the workaround to transfer files between Smartphones and Computer, such as Android or iPhone with Mac or PC.

Transfer Files Between Android and Windows

You will be having a Windows PC (supports Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 10) and an Android Tablet or Phone where you want to transfer the files. The files might be ranging from small-sized files like text files to large sized files like movie files etc. Depending on the file size you can select one of the given methods which are most suitable for you. For Small files, the Bluetooth feature in the Tablet or Phone will be much useful and can avoid any further configuration or setup time. For larger files, Bluetooth transfer or WiFi transfer may take a considerable amount of time. Better to try direct transfer using the cables is a fast and reliable method in this case. Here is the list of Best Methods to transfer files between Android and Windows.

Transfer Files Between Android and iOS

When you travel or meet your friends or in your business meeting, you may need to transfer photos, songs or even large files between smartphones like Android and iPhone. There are a couple of workarounds to move files and photos between Android and iOS platform over WiFi. transfer between ios and android We are recommending file transfer between mobile platforms over WiFi instead of using dedicated cables and connecting your smartphone to PC. For more details, read 3 Easy Methods to Transfer files between Android and iOS.

Transfer Large Files Between Windows PC and Mac

Once you switch from a PC to a MAC, you will likely want to transfer the files from one to the other. The easiest method to transfer these files is over WiFi. There is no need for additional cables or hardware as long as both computers are on the same network or have access to the internet. mac windows file transfer This article describes the methods to transfer files, even large ones, over WiFi using free Cloud Services, using a WiFi network and using a Flash drive or Hard Disk. See more details to Transfer Large Files between Windows PC and MAC over WiFi.

This article we describe the workarounds to transfer the files over WiFi instead of wired transfer of Bluetooth. We found that transferring files over WiFi is comparatively easy and offers more flexibility and reliability compare to wired transfer and faster compared to blue tooth transfer.

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