Transferring files between devices is one of the advantages that Apple has over Android devices with its AirDrop feature. Android has been developing Near Share, but it’s still not as convenient as AirDrop. Meanwhile, Samsung has also been working on the Quick Share app that allows you to share files with those who have Samsung Galaxy devices nearby. Now, this application is available for Windows 10 users, which should make your work easier on all your devices.
According to the XDA developers, some users have found that the Quick Share application is already available in the Microsoft Store. The device-to-device file sharing feature will allow you to transfer content to those who have Samsung Galaxy phones, Galaxy tablets, and even Galaxy Books using wireless communication technology. This includes photos, videos, and documents that you can quickly and easily transfer from one device to another.
There are some conditions to support the Galaxy Book. You need to have a Galaxy mobile device, except for Android Go models. For Android 10 devices with One UI 2.1 or higher, you must install Quick Share 12.1.0 or higher and MDE Service Framework 1.1.37 or higher. For Android 11 devices, Quick Share 12.1 or higher and MDE Service Framework 1.2.11 or higher must be installed. Supported Galaxy Books include those released from May 2021 onwards with Windows 10 version 20H2 or higher and Galaxy Book Go, and the newly introduced Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360.
The Quick Share app can only be used if you have a Samsung phone or laptop and not for other Windows 10 devices. Otherwise, you can always use the Microsoft Your Phone app if you want to share files between your Android device and a Windows PC. 10. This has been the preferred application for those who need to work and connect their Android smartphones to their computers. It may not be that fluid yet, but it is coming with every update.
Meanwhile, for users of Samsung Galaxy phones, tablets and books, you can try the Quick Share app, available for free from the Microsoft Store. However, you need to make sure your devices are compatible before you can install and use them.