Transfer files between Android and computer using Xender for free

If you want to send files from phone to computer or other other way around, there are various free, cross-platform file transfer apps you can choose, such as SHAREit, Zapya, Send Anywhere, etc. Xender is one of the best options.

About Xender file sharing

It is free, cross-platform, compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and more. It supports both WiFi and hotspot connection and file transfer, free of network connection, no mobile data usage. Find more features and download the app here.

Transfer files between your phone and computer over Wi-Fi

Connect your Android device and computer to the same Wi-Fi network. Run the free file sharing app on your mobile phone or tablet. Tap on the + (Add) icon at the top right corner, choose Connect PC from the drop-down menu list, You will see a screen like this.

Here you can see your current network name, the web address you can access your mobile phone from computer.

On your PC, launch a web browser to access the above web address or IP address. You’ll be asked to confirm and accept the connection on your phone. After that, you will see Xender web transfer interface like this.

Upload files from computer to mobile phone

Simply drag and drop files from your computer to the phone frame in the Xender Web interface. Or open the corresponding category in Xender for web to initiate the file uploading.

Download files from phone to computer

Open the category in Xender for Web to access your files on the phone from computer, preview, select and download files from Android phone or tablet to your Windows PC or Mac computer.

Transfer files between your phone and computer over Hotspot

When no Wi-Fi network available, you can switch from Web Connect to the Hotspot tab on the Connect to PC screen of Xender app. Then tap on Create Hotspot button to activate hotspot on your phone. After that, connect your computer to the hotspot network, open a web browser on your computer to access the web address displayed in Xender app on the phone. Accept the connection from your computer on the mobile. Start the file transfer using Xender for Web on your PC or Mac.

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