How to Transfer Files Wirelessly Between Windows 10 and Samsung Phone

The latest build of Windows 10 Insider now supports wireless file transfer between the Samsung Link to Windows app and the Microsoft Your Phone app for Windows 10. This should make it much easier to send photos and other files between your PC and Galaxy smartphones, provided you meet all the requirements. requirements.

For now, this feature is only available to Windows 10 Insiders, but its presence in the newest test build means it will soon be available to regular users. Likewise, wireless file transfer only works on Samsung devices that can run the “Link to Windows” application version 1.5 or higher. The Galaxy S10, S20 and Note 10 should be fine, but users with older devices will need to check which version of the app they are using.

And these are not the only caveats : only 100 files can be transferred at one time via Link to Windows; the size of each individual file must not exceed 512 MB; and both devices must be connected to the same wifi network for the process to work (obviously).

If you clear all those requirements, here’s how to wirelessly exchange files between PC and Samsung smartphone.

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  1. Make sure your smartphone and computer are connected to the same wireless network, then follow these instructions to pair the devices.
  2. Open the Pair to Windows app on your phone and make sure the Pair to Windows option is turned on.

To send files from Samsung phone to computer

  1. Use My Files or Gallery to find the files on your phone that you want to send.
  2. Press and hold the file until a check mark appears, and then select any other files you want to transfer.
  3. Press and hold again, then drag the files to the desired location on your computer.
  4. Wait for the transfers to complete.

Send files from Windows PC to Samsung phone

  1. Open the Your Phone app on your PC.
  2. Drag the file (s) to the Your Phone windows.
  3. Wait for the files to be transferred. Note. If you close or minimize Your Phone before the files are copied, the transfer will stop.
  4. The transferred files are sent to your phone’s Downloads folder.

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