The popularity of Android is undeniable. The fact that this operating system based on the Linux kernel is so flexible, means that they are the favourite choice for many mobile phone manufacturers, making it a leading force in the industry. Android offers many possibilities for developers and users, which is what makes its presence in the market so strong. As technology evolves, there are many things that change and that are modified to make things easier for us.
For instance, Wi-Fi enables mobiles to connect directly to a modem or router to gain access to internet. This opens many possibilities for data transmission that before, could only be completed with software and hardware equipment to connect a computer with a mobile device. That required you to install the drives before being able to transfer any files.
Nowadays, the exchange of files between a laptop and android mobile devices can be done with their integrated Wi-Fi. Thanks to AirDroid, a free app that offers you a solution to manage your Android using a web browser, easily and without requiring any cables or hardware. With AirDroid, you can transfer pretty much any type of file, including songs, videos and photos from your mobile to your computer of the other way around. You can also sync your mobile user panel or screen with your laptop. That allows you to complete tasks such as managing apps or sending text message from your PC.
How to connect AirDroid to Laptop
Launch the app in your mobile and get the local IP address and port number. Enter the IP address in the web browser in your laptop and open it. You will see a notification that the devices are trying to establish a connection, once you accept, they will sync. Alternatively, you can go to web.airdroid.com from your laptop and you will see the QR code. Click on “Scan QR Code” on your mobile and scan the code that appears on the web browser of your laptop.
AirDroid allows you to send files even if you are not connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot. However, it is necessary to register with the application in order to use this feature. Once you register, you will be able to transfer data without a Wi-Fi connection. AirDroid is crucial for Android mobile device users that want to simplify the transfer of their files. The updated AirDroid edition offers also the possibility of using your Android mobile as a Wi-Fi hotspot to allow other device to connect to internet.