There are many different ways and tools you can use to share files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, USB, hotspot, etc. We have introduced some of the most popular file transfer apps for Android in previous articles, such as Zapya File Sharing, SHAREit file transfer, etc. Smartphone makers may also provide native file sharing utilities. For instance, Apple has Airdrop, Xiaomi support FTP transfer, Huawei offers Huawei Share, just to name a few. Today, we will show you how to share files between Huawei mobile and PC using Huawei Share.
Connect Huawei phone and computer to the same Wi-Fi
First of all, you have to connect your mobile phone and computer to the same Wi-Fi network. Otherwise your computer won’t detect your phone.
Turn on Huawei Share & Computer Share on the phone
On your Huawei mobile, go to Settings > Device Connection > Huawei Share. Turn on Huawei Share and Computer Share separately on the same screen.
Access Huawei mobile from PC
Now go to open File explorer on your PC, click Network from the bottom of the left pane. You can then find your Huawei phone from there. Double click on the Huawei phone name, the authentication dialog pops up. You need the username and password to connect your PC to Huawei phone. This is not your phone screen lock passcode. Go to the Huawei Share screen on your mobile phone, tap on Verification on computers to find out the username and password you need to access your Huawei phone from PC.
After the authentication, you can see the shortcuts to Gallery, SD card, Internal storage on your Huawei phone in Windows File Explorer.
Transfer files between Huawei mobile and computer wirelessly
You can copy and paste files from these Huawei phone folders to your PC or the other way around. It is just like you copy files from one disk to another on your computer.
Huawei mobile phone data transfer alternatives
You can also use free file transfer apps such as SHAREit, Zapya for the file sharing between your mobile phone and computer. Zapya supports multiple platforms of mobile phones, computers and tablets, like Android, iOS, PC, Windows Phone, Mac, Tizen, etc. Check out following guide to share files between Android and PC using Zapya.