Digital technology has advanced at an astounding pace; we now have computers that fit into a small device we can hold in our hands. Looking at this, it’s kind of a shame to realize that we still rely on cords to charge devices and transfer data. If you have an Android tablet, there’s an app that lets you send files from your PC to your tablet without a cord.
To wirelessly share files from your PC to your Android tablet without a cord, you can use the ES File Explorer File Management – available for free on the Google Play Store. This app does a lot more than allow you to share files from your PC, in fact it’s main purpose is to access and maintain files on an Android device. There is a feature of this app which allows users to access files shared on their computer of a LAN – Local Area Network.
Here’s how you can set this up: Note: The following steps are for computers running Windows 7.
Set up both devices
Connect your Android device
Using ES to transfer/view files
After you have connected, you can tap on the icon again and you will be able to see the folder(s) you selected to share. To copy a file from your computer to your device:
If you want to move a file from your Android tablet to your computer, you can navigate to it’s location on the /sdcard/ section, then press and hold to select Copy and navigate to the LAN section. Select the folder, long-pressing on it and finally pick Paste.
There are many different apps out there that can help you integrate your Android tablet to your office. If you do choose to follow this method you should be aware that it may not be the most secure way to transfer files. It would be a good idea to contact us before you try this at the office, as we may have a solution for you that could make things even easier.