Nearby share is an advanced feature on android. Users can share anything with any other device using this feature. The feature is similar to Apple’s Airdrop. Users can share images, files, videos and more at a fast speed within a 6 feet distance. Here in this post, we explain how you can use Nearby share on your android phones. Also, how you can share any work files offline.
Android – The most popular OS
Android is an operating system based on Linux. It is designed as a touch screen mobile and tablet computers. Moreover, this OS has developed a lot over the last 15 years.
The journey was started from black and white screens and now you can see a whole computer is adjusted in your pocket due to android.
This operating system can support a number of applications. These applications are user friendly and easy to use.
Near by share is a new solution for android file sharing. Because this function enables the user to share the content from device to device. The feature is convenient for data transfer between android devices.
Generally, it is the same as Apple’s airdrop. However, Nearby Share links the users through a streamlined and simple process.
Nearby Share is now getting famous among the android users. Google declares that it will soon be available on all the android phones that are using android 6.0 or later version.
As we know that his technology uses a device to device protocols. It doesn’t require WIFI or any cellular data to share and transfer files. When nearby share is active and you share the files, it automatically chooses the best protocol keeping speed and efficiency it may be a Bluetooth or WIFI direct.
Nearby sharing also uses Ultra-Wideband. Ultra-Wideband is a next-generation protocol for connectivity. This allows you to just point and share. The Ultra-Wideband (UWB) is like A continuous scanning radar that can lock an object and communicate with it.
It is very easy to use nearby share on the android phone. It is like sharing things from some other application through your phone. Make sure you have your phone’s bluetooth, location and Wi-Fi turned on before you attempt to use nearby share.
- Tap on the share icon visible on the file/image you want to share (it is like three dots or circle connected with lines )
- Swipe up on the share menu
- Select nearby share button
- Click Turn On to enable nearby share
- It will search for the contact to share with
- The available phones will appear on the screen
- Select the phone name you want to share data with
- The data will be shared in few moments
Once you get a hold of Nearby Share, it is pretty handy to use. You can then go to settings and set up the application according to your requirements. Here is how you can do it:
- Go to settings on your phone
- Tap on Google
- Tap Device Connections
- Tap Nearby Share in the next menu
- Tap on the device name and account which you are using
- If you want to change device name then tap on device name and edit it
- If you want to change device visibility options then tap it and change it accordingly
- You can also change whether you want to use Data, Wi-Fi or share offline by tapping on Data Usage option.
By the above-mentioned way, you can share data with other Android users in just a few moments without internet connectivity. It’s a useful way to keep sharing simple data between two devices. You can try it today on your android phones and can give us your feedback.
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