How to Transfer Files to an Android Wireless With Windows

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How to Transfer Files to an Android Wireless With Windows
You can transfer files to Android devices such as the Droid Bionic wirelessly. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Files can be added from a Windows computer to an Android device through a variety of methods, but one of the most convenient is by transferring the files wirelessly. The built-in Android Media Share app enables Android users to transfer files from to an Android from Windows wirelessly. Wirelessly transferring files to an Android merely requires connecting to your computer's Wi-Fi network and then correctly configuring Media Share.

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  1. 1

    Tap the "Settings" icon on your Android device's home screen.

  2. 2

    Choose "Wireless & networks." Check the box next to "Wi-Fi" to enable it.

  3. 3

    Press "Wi-Fi settings" and tap your wireless network. Enter the password and tap "Join" to connect your Android to the wireless network.

  4. 4

    Tap and drag down the "Notifications" bar at the top of the Android device's screen. Choose the "Connection Detected" icon to launch Media Share.

  5. 5

    Press "Start." Tap "Computer" on the Android.

  6. 6

    Choose "Windows Folder Sharing" to enable it.

  7. 7

    Right-click the files you want to transfer to the Android wirelessly with Windows and select "Copy."

  8. 8

    Select "Start," and then click "Computer." Choose "Network." Double-click the Android device's icon under "Media Devices."

  9. 9

    Right-click within the Android's folder and select "Paste" to transfer files to the Android wirelessly with Windows.

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