Windows To Android File Transfer
Everyone uses multiple computer devices these days. This often makes managing different files among these devices somewhat difficult, especially when you are using incompatible operating systems in two different devices. Normally, by connecting a USB cable between the two devices, you can share some files and data easily. However, that may be a hassle when you have lots of data to transfer.
Using Pushbullet app for transferring files between Windows and Android
You can dispense with all the cables, and rely on apps and cloud computing options to share your files, web links, notifications, messages, and the likes with multiple devices. Many such apps, which help Windows 8 transfer of files to your Android phone and vice versa, are now available at the Google Play app store online. One such app is Pushbullet.
As the name suggests, you can use this app to ‘push’ your files and other data between your Windows PC and Android phone. This app is now available for free at the Google Play. You can install the Pushbullet app on multiple Android phones too.
Simply download and install this app on your Android phone, and install the desktop companion app on your Windows PC. Add your Google account to the app, on both your PC and the Android phone, and sign in to your account. Now save your Google account credentials on both the systems, and you are ready to go. When done, select the Android devices to which you want to send the files and data from the desktop companion app.
Windows File Sharing
You can share important files very easily among your multiple devices. After the installation of the app, you will see the Pushbullet option in the context menu for file options. All you have to do is to select a file, right-click on it, select the Pushbullet option, and choose your device from the list, to start the Windows 8 transfer. The file you send will appear in the Downloads folder in your Android device.
Though very useful, this free app comes with some limitations. For example, you cannot send files bigger than 25 MB in size. In addition, sending multiple files is also not supported by the app at present.
However, even with these limitations, Pushbullet is one of the most easy-to-use file sharing apps available for the Android platform. Of course, there are many other file sharing apps available like AirDroid, but the popularity of Pushbullet recites its ease of use and efficiency.
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