Transfer Files Between Android And Windows Wirelessly

Although there are still those who use the USB cable to connect PC and smartphones to transfer files, the most recent versions of Android are focused on getting rid of the tyranny of the cable and betting on the internet as an ally in this task of the file transfer.

In this article, I am going to do it by explaining it to you in a summarized way so that you can do it quickly. Simply follow the steps that I have mentioned to transfer files between android and windows 10 wirelessly.

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Initial setup 

To begin with, you must have a ‘FileZilla client’ on your Windows PC. You have to download accordingly for 32 bit and 64 bit PCs. 

FileZilla interface

Now that you have installed this software on your PC, you have to open the play store on your android smartphone and download an application called ‘Wifi FTP Server’. If you are using the free version, you will only see an ad at the bottom of your screen, rest all the functions will be the same. 

How to connect android phone to PC

WiFi FTP Server
WiFi FTP Server
Developer: Medha Apps
Price: Free
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot
  • WiFi FTP Server Screenshot

If you have wifi at your home, you have to make sure that your PC and your android smartphone are connected to the same common wifi network. If you don’t have any wifi, then turn on the hotspot of your mobile phone and connect your PC with that network. 

  • Open the Wifi FTP server app on your phone and click on start. 
  • You can see a Server URL. 
  • You have to now open the FileZilla application on your PC. 
  • There in the FileZilla app, you can see a host option on the top left. 
  • Simply type the same URL that you see on your android smartphone. 
  • Once you type it, you will get a pop-up, click on OK to allow it.  
Wifi FTP interface

How to send files from PC to android

Once you are connected, you will see different folders in the Filezilla application. On the left portion, you will see the folders that are on your PC, and on the right, are folders from your phone. You can copy, move, delete, and do a lot more with your android folders directly from your PC.  

If you want to copy some files from your PC to your phone, locate the file you want, and simply drag and drop to the right portion (where you see the android folders). The file transfers are quite fast and you won’t ever have any trouble transferring them. 

How to send files from android to PC 

The process is the same for transferring from android to PC. Locate the folder where your file is located and simply drag and drop on the left portion of the screen, where you see the PC folders. 

Note: To place the files in a particular folder, you must open the folder when you are dropping the files. 

More Tips to Transfer Files

I have mentioned the best of the ways to Transfer Files Between Android And Windows 10. Moreover, You can use the FileZilla application as a file manager as well. You can right-click on the files and you will have a lot of options at your fingertips.  You can delete files, folders, rename them, create copies, move, and do a lot more. 

Important point: It is important to note that your FileZilla will work till you are connected with the FTP server. Once you stop the FTP on your phone, you won’t be able to transfer files with your PC. 


Can I share files by Nearby with laptop(Windows 10) to mobile?

Yes. You can share files by Nearby with laptop to mobile.

How to transfer files over wifi windows 10?

You can use tools like ShareIt on your PC to transfer files over wifi. You can also use NearBy share as an alternative. In this way, you can Transfer Files Between Android And Windows 10 wirelessly.

How do I share files between computers on Windows 10?

You can use File Transfer Software, Shared Folder, Nearby Sharing, HomeGroup, Via the Cloud, USB Cable or a hard drive to transfer files between two computers on Windows 10.

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Satish Shah
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