Google Nearby Share feature, previously available on Android devices and Chromebooks, is now available in a beta version for Windows PCs. This feature allows for seamless file sharing between Android devices and Windows PCs, similar to Apple’s Airdrop.
Google Nearby Share For Windows
The app is available for download from Google’s Android website and is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit version) and up. To Google Nearby Share use the feature, both devices must be logged into the same Google account to accept file transfers automatically.
Sharing files is simple and quick using the Nearby Share feature. Users can drag and drop files into the app or select “Send with Nearby Share” in the right-click menu. They can then choose which Android devices to share the files with from the list that appears.
Google introduced the Nearby Share feature in 2020, initially allowing Android users to share files and links with their contacts. Later, users could simultaneously transfer files with multiple Android users around them. The feature has been extended to Windows PCs, making it even more convenient for users to share files seamlessly between devices.
The beta version of the Google Nearby Share for Windows feature is rolling out in select regions, including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Donbas, Estonia, Finland, France, and Germany, among others. However, India needs to be added to the list of supported regions.
Google has announced that it will continue to expand official support for sharing content with other Google ecosystem devices in the future. It is good news for users who want to share files easily and quickly between their devices without going through complex steps. The Nearby Share feature is another step towards making file sharing more effortless and efficient for users.