Transfer Files between Windows and Android over WiFi

If you are trying to transfer files between Windows and Android over WiFi, here is the smartest and simplest tutorial that will let you do whatever you are thinking. These days, internet is the most common term among us and when we have unlimited data connection, we often try to use a WiFi router to connect all our devices.

On the other hand, we can easily transfer file between Windows and Android with the help of Bluetooth or USB cable. However, transfer files between Android and Windows over WiFi is pretty different yet simpler.

I always prefer USB cable to transfer files between Android and Windows devices (Obviously PC and laptop). Suppose, your phone is on charge and you suppose to let it put there. Alternatively, suppose, your phone is somewhere in your home and you are with your PC. At such these situations, you need to use WiFi to transfer files from Windows to Android.

How to transfer files between Windows and Android over WiFi?

You know that Android is the most popular and used mobile platform out there and there are tons of free and paid software available for this platform. However, when it comes to trusted app, I would like to introduce WiFi File Transfer that is available in free as well as paid version.

If you just want to transfer files between Windows and Android, there is no need to spend $1.40 to buy the premium version of WiFi File Transfer Pro. This is however very easy to set it up and make use of this little software, what is available for Android 2.1 and up.

How to transfer files using WiFi File Transfer?

Actually, you can use any platform in the place of Windows since you have to enter an IP address in your browser that can be entered in any browser on any platform. Anyway, just open this app on your Android device and tap on Start button.

transfer files between Windows and Android over WiFi

Then you will get an IP address that you have to enter in URL bar. Just enter it and hit the Enter key.

transfer files between Windows and Android over WiFi

If you want to set up a passcode to prevent unwanted access, just press the Settings and Access Password button respectively. Anyway, after hitting the enter key, you will get a screen as follows if you have entered the password.

transfer files between Windows and Android over WiFi

Just enter it and you have done. Now, you can find a screen something like the following picture;

wi fi file transfer desktop screen

Do Check:

Just navigate to the section what you want to transfer in your Windows PC. Select either individually or more than one at once and press the Download button.

select file press download button

Now, a pop-up window will come out and ask you if you want to download them individually or in one ZIP folder (Max 4 GB).

select file press download button

Transfer files from Windows PC to Android:

It is also as simple as said. On the same screen, you can find a heading that says Transfer files to device. Just navigate to there and select files and folders.

select file to transfer from PC to android

Then press the Start upload button. It takes very less time to complete entire process.

select file to transfer from PC to android

That’s all! Now you have learned another great method to transfer files between Windows and Android. Hope it will be useful for you.

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