4 Best Free Airdrop Alternative For Android

Here is a list of best free Airdrop alternative for Android. Airdrop is a default app of iOS and macOS devices that allows their users to quickly share files and data of all types. The main advantage of Airdrop is its ability to automatically detect nearby iOS and macOS devices with which you can quickly share data. As this app is not available on Android devices, thus Android phone users cannot take advantage of the Airdrop app. To resolve this problem, I have created this list of Airdrop alternative for Android. Just like Airdrop, these apps are also quite simple to use and allow their users to quickly connect and share data with nearby devices. Unlike Airdrop, they can also send and receive data between devices of different platforms like Android, Windows, macOS, iOS, etc.

To establish a connection and transfer data between devices these apps use WiFi direct technology similar to Airdrop. Although some apps also let you transfer between devices using the internet. These apps not use the exact same method to find nearby devices as Airdrop. Still, their methods to find nearby devices are also quite simple like QR code scanning, detection of ready to receive devices, shake to connect, etc. Apart from files, video, audio, documents, you can also share your Android apps between devices with most of these apps. There are many other useful features that you find in these Airdrop alternative apps. Go through the list to know more about these apps.

My Favorite Airdrop Alternative For Android:

Send Anywhere is my favorite app because it lets Android users to easily transfer files between other Android, Windows, iOS, etc., devices. Plus, it offers one of the simplest methods to connect and share data between devices.

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Send Anywhere

Send Anywhere is a free Airdrop alternative for Android, Windows, and iOS. Using this app, you can easily transfer data, files, images, videos, apps, etc., with other Android, Windows, and iOS devices. It can also detect nearby devices similar to Airdrop. Plus, it also tackles the Airdrops’ biggest limitation that is platform-dependence (only works with iOS and macOS devices). This app can use both the internet and WiFi direct technology to send and receive all types of data. Now, check out the main features of this Airdrop alternative for Android app.

Main Features:

  • Cross-Platform Support: This app offers cross-platform support that allows users to send and receive data between Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows devices.
  • Simple Connection Process: To connect two devices (sender and receiver) this software generates a six-digit code when the sender transfers its data. The receiver just needs to enter the code in the Input Key field to receive all the data.
  • Transfer Data Over the Internet: Unlike other similar apps, this app can also use the internet to send and receive data. Although, this method also have setbacks like slow internet speed can significantly decrease the speed of data transfer.
  • Large Data Transfer Support: Through this app, you can transfer single files of up to 50 GB size at a time.
  • My Link: Through this app, you can also create my link consisting of data that you want to send. You can share my link with other users so that they can download the data attached to it.

Final Thoughts:

It is one of the best free Airdrop alternatives for Android through which you can send and receive data between Android, Windows, macOS, and iOS devices.

Zapya

Zapya is another free Airdrop alternative for Android, iOS, and Windows. Through this app, you can easily connect to other devices and share data with them similar to Airdrop. To connect and transfer data between Android and other supported devices, it uses WiFi direct technology. Initially, it uses Bluetooth to establish a connection after that it uses WiFi to transfer data between Android devices. Let’s take a brief look at the main features of this app.

Main Features:

  • Multiple Methods to Establish Connection: This app offers multiple methods like QR code scanning, automatic detection, and shake to connect to establish a connection between two devices. Users can choose any method to establish a connection that they want.
  • Bulk Transfer Large Files: Using this app, you can easily transfer multiple large files between two Android devices.
  • Apps Transfer: Along with media files and data, you can also share apps between devices through this app.
  • Phone Replicate: It is another handy feature that allows its users to replicate or backup all the files and data of your old phone to a newer one.
  • Group: Through this feature, you can create a group that allows all the members of a group to send files to all the group members at a time.

Additional Features:

  • Files: It is a file management feature that helps you organize received apps, photos, videos, audio files, etc.
  • Recommended: This section recommends various apps and games that you can download and enjoy.

Limitation:

  • This app shows ads on its interface. By purchasing its premium version, you can remove all the ads.

Final Thoughts:

It is another capable Airdrop alternative for Android through which you can easily connect and share files, apps, and data between them.

LanXchange

LanXchange is a free open source Airdrop alternative for Android, Linux, Windows, and macOS. Through this app, you can easily transfer data images, videos, audios, etc., between multiple devices. To transfer data, it uses the WiFi direct technology that uses the inbuilt WiFi system of Android devices. Plus, the speed of data transfer is also quite good in this app. Let’s take a brief look at the main features of this app.

Main Features:

  • Automatic Detection: This app can automatically detect all the devices carrying this app on a local WiFi network.
  • Send Data to Multiple Devices: Through this app, you can also share data between multiple devices at a time.
  • Cross-Platform Data Transfer: The main advantage of this software is its ability to transfer data between devices of other platforms like iOS, Windows, etc.

Unlike other similar apps, it doesn’t show any ads on its interface.

Final Thoughts:

It is another good Airdrop alternative for Android through which you can easily transfer data between multiple devices present on the same network.

AirDroid

AirDroid is another free Airdrop alternative for Android and Windows. This app is mainly used to operate and manage Android devices from Windows, Linux, and macOS systems. Although, you can also transfer data using this app between Android, Windows, and other supported devices. Let’s take a brief look at the main features of this Airdrop alternative for Android app.

Main Features:

  • Nearby: It is a good feature to quickly find nearby Android devices. If two or more devices have active Airdrod you can search them by going to the Nearby tab and add them to the My Devices section.
  • My Devices: In this section, you can view all the added Android or non-Android devices with which you can quickly share data, files, videos, apps, gifs, and more.
  • Backup & Sync: Using this feature, you can create a backup of your Android device in Windows, macOS, or Linux desktop device.

Additional Features:

  • Remote Control: This feature allows connected desktop devices to control an Android phone or tablet.
  • Remote Camera: Using this feature, you can access and control cameras of an Android device from a desktop device.
  • Mirroring: Using it, you can view the entire interface of an Android device on a desktop device.
  • Record Screen: It is another additional feature through which you can record the entire screen of an Android device.

Limitation:

  • In this free version of AirDroid, you can only share files less than 1 GB size. To remove this limitation, you need to purchase the premium version of this app.

Final Thoughts:

It is another good Airdrop alternative for Android through which you cannot only share data between devices but also control Android devices for Windows, macOS, and Linux desktops.

Naveen Kushwaha
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