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How to Share Files Between Android and Windows Using Free Apps


Transferring files from your Android smartphone to your Windows PC, or vice versa, used to be a tricky affair earlier. You connected your phone to the PC via a USB cable, looked over the file system till you found what you were looking for, and then copied with the hope that nothing disconnected or hung in the process. Alternatively, you used the slow file transfer process to share files over Bluetooth, after first pairing the two devices. Thankfully, with the evolution of apps, this process of sharing files from Android to a Windows device has become an easier affair. We list a few free apps that you can try if you want to transfer files from your Android smartphone to your Windows desktop and guide you every step of the way as to how to go about them.

HIGHLIGHTS:

1. Free apps make it simple to transfer files between Windows and Android
2. Microsoft's Your Phone app only allows sharing of photos and texts
3. AirDroid even allows users to control the phone's camera remotely

How to share files between Windows and Android using free apps
Whether you want to share a single file between your Windows and Android devices, or transfer a bunch of them together, it's extremely easy to get started by following these simple steps:

How to share files between Windows and Android using Feem
The Feem v4 app allows users to transfer files, photos, videos, audio files, and apps for free. The app needs to be downloaded on the Android device as well as the Window device, for it to work. Both the devices need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. The company claims that the file transfer service is 50 times faster than Bluetooth and twice as fast as Dropbox. The free version of the app is riddled with ads. Those who find that annoying can pay a premium for Feem Pro that offers an ad-free experience.

How to transfer files between Windows and Android using Feem:

Download Feem v4 on both your Android device and Windows PC from the Feem website.
After installation, ensure that both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
The application will assign a name to both your Windows PC and Android smartphone, and both will automatically show up in the Android/ Windows application.
Click on the Android/ Windows device in any of the two applications.
You can now send a single file or multiple files at once.