Google says more than 1.7 million people have installed the beta. They’ve used it to transfer more than 50 million files, mainly photos and videos.
Google has added some new features to it While the app is officially launched. You will now see the estimated time it will take to complete the file transfer. Device notifications will include an image preview to help you make sure the correct file is being shared. Google plans to add more features and is working with some PC manufacturers, including HP, to include the app in their systems.
To use Windows Nearby Sharing, you will need to enable your computer’s WiFi and Bluetooth functions. Once set up, you just need to drag a file into the app or right-click on it and select the Nearby Share option to send it to a nearby device.
If you’re signed into the same Google Account on your PC and Android phone (or tablet, or Chromebook), transfers will be accepted automatically on the receiving device. In either case, the devices you’re transferring files between must be within 16 feet of each other. Device visibility settings are there to help prevent spam and unwanted files from being transmitted.
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