How to Transfer Files from Android to PC [5 Efficient Ways]

How to Transfer Files from Android to PC [5 Efficient Ways]
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Wondering how to transfer files from Android to the PC or vice versa? They may be videos, photos, or DOC files, etc. Whatever they are, everyone must want to make it quickly. Certainly, you can always transfer files using a USB cable; however, it is a little slow.

So, how can we efficiently transfer files from Android to the PC? Just take it easy. This post will show you 5 different approaches. You can select the favorite one to transfer your data without trouble.

Transfer Files from Android to PC with MobiKin

If you attach much weight to the transferring rate, MobiKin Assistant for Android is a suitable choice. For one thing, it can transfer the whole files from your Android device to the computer in 1 click and allows you to restore the backups to Android at any time. For another, you can conveniently preview your files on the PC to select your target files.

Powerfully, various files like contacts, text messages, videos, music, apps, photos, call logs, and documents are supported. You can edit, delete, copy, etc. your files with it, and even reply to the PC messages.

To transfer your Android files to your PC, please download, install and launch it on your PC.

Next, connect your Android handset to the computer with a USB cable. By the way, you can transfer data via a Wi-Fi connection as well. It will recognize the device fast.

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Once done, pick one data type you want to transfer on the left panel, and you will see them on the right side. Tick the desired files off and tap the “Export” icon. It will start sending them to the PC at once.

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Send Files from Android to PC with AirDroid

AirDroid is a wireless transfer approach that you can move files from Android to your PC without a cable. It supports various platforms, like Windows, Mac, Linux, and mobile devices. As long as your computer and the Android phone/tablet are under the same network, you can achieve the file transfer.

Furthermore, you can remotely access and control your Android device on the PC without root. With the remote camera, you can monitor the surroundings around the Android phone in real-time. If you need to control and transfer data with multiple devices, you can also choose the AirDroid Business, which is more efficient than the Personal version.

To start with, please download AirDroid on both devices. Run it on Android and Sign up if it’s your first time.

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Then you can make your Android phone scan the QR code or sign in with the same account on the computer for connection.

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Now, you can select files to transfer from the phone to the PC.

Sync Data from Android to PC with Google Drive

Using Google Drive is another handy way to sync data from Android to PC. It can store your Android files on the cloud storage space in safety and enables you to view and download them anytime. Hence, you can upload Android data and download them on the PC if you want.

More importantly, when you enable the automatic backup feature, it will transfer your Android data intelligently. Besides, you have 15 GB of free storage on Google. And you can upgrade your plan to get additional storage.

Download Google Drive on Android and set it up in the beginning. Then you can tap the “Plus” icon to upload your files.

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After that, browse its website on the PC and log in to the same account. Then you can see the Android files on your computer.

To download them, click one file and right-click to choose the “Download” option. The file will be saved to your PC.

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Transmit Data from Android to PC with Pushbullet

Pushbullet, the Wi-Fi File Transfer, can push your files from Android to the PC instantly. As a professional file migration tool, it can send your media data and links to the computer and prompts you to the phone’s notifications on your computer.

Also, you can share interesting pictures, and more with your friends. Besides, you can conveniently reply to WhatsApp, Kik, and Facebook Messenger’s messages.

Firstly, respectively download and install the PC and Android versions on your devices.

Then you can sign in with the Google or Facebook account on Android and the PC. Please tap the “Push” icon on your phone, and you can pick the files you want to transfer.

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You will receive the files on the desktop in a short time.

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Share Files from Android to PC via Bluetooth

The fifth method to share files from Android to PC is using Bluetooth. Although it is not as fast as the previous ways, it can send files without the network, even in airplane mode. However, it is unavailable to generally send data between the Android phone and the Windows PC over 10 meters.

Before the transfer, please confirm the Bluetooth is available on your phone and PC. Enter the Settings app on your phone, and you can turn on the Bluetooth here. On the PC, please click the “Start” > “Settings” > “Devices” > “Bluetooth & other devices” option, and switch it on.

Next, tap the “Add Bluetooth or another device” > “Bluetooth” icon and select the Android device. Please choose the “Connect” feature on the desktop and the “Pair” option on the Android handset to establish the connection.

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Then set your Bluetooth on the PC to receive files. Click the upward arrow icon at the bottom and touch the Bluetooth icon. Please right-click the mouse and select the “Receive a file” option.

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Now, you can find the desired data on your Android device and share it with Bluetooth. The process will be finished in minutes. Then you can get the file on your PC.

Wrapping Up

With these file transfer approaches displayed above, it will be easy to transfer Android files to the PC. Maybe you would become a master at transmitting data. If you also have some helpful suggestions about the topic, welcome to share them at your convenience in the discussion area below.

Bonus video: How to transfer files between an Android device and a Computer


How to Transfer Files from Android to PC [5 Efficient Ways] FAQs

What is the best way to transfer large files?

1. Upload your files to a cloud storage service, (like Google Drive, OneDrive, or Dropbox), and share them or email them to others.
2. Use file concentration software, like 7-Zip.
3. Buy a USB flash drive.
4. Use a free online service, like Securely Send or Jumpshare
5. Use a VPN.

Is transfer now safe?

Mostly yes, but hackers attacks always can be.

How to send a 3 GB file in WhatsApp?

1. Upload the wanted file on Google Drive within the Blue Plus icon on the app
2. After uploaded, copy the link to the file by long-pressing it and opting for Copy the link
3. Open WhatsApp and simply paste and share the link with your contacts.

Thank you for reading!