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HOW TO TRANSFER FILES FROM YOUR COMPUTER TO YOUR ANDROID PHONE USING XENDER

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  • What Is Xender?
  • Advantages Of Xender Over Bluetooth In File Sharing
  • How To Download Xender
  • How To Connect Your Phone To Your Pc Using Xender
  • How To Connect Your Phone To Pc Using The ‘Web Connect’ Option
  • How To Connect Your Phone To Pc Using The ‘Hot Spot’ Option

 

 

 

Do you know you can easily connect your PC to Xender and transfer any size of the file from your PC to your phone within a few seconds? In case, you are new to the use of digital devices, let me start by dropping a clear explanation about the Xender application and its use.

 

WHAT IS XENDER?

Xender is a file transferring app for users to send large files from one smartphone to another smartphone. By extension, Xender goes beyond smartphones to smartphones. It connects to PCs, and other digital devices thereby making it very easy to share files among the devices. In android phones, Xender can be downloaded from the play store while on apple phones it can be downloaded from apple phone stores. Nevertheless, most superior smartphones have the Xender app by default as it is usually pre-installed by phone manufacturers.

 

ADVANTAGES OF XENDER OVER BLUETOOTH IN FILE SHARING

Xender is faster than Bluetooth in terms of sharing time for a particular size of the file.

Xender has the ability to compress files or folder and send it as a single file, this option is not available in Bluetooth.

Xender can send over a one-gigabyte file within few seconds but it may be difficult to end bulky files using Bluetooth.

You can view all your phone content on your PC with a Xender connection, this option is not available in Bluetooth.

You can control, delete, and access all the files in your smartphone with a PC connected to it using Xender.

Xender connection is very fast and could work on multiple devices at a time.

 

HOW TO DOWNLOAD XENDER

Assuming you have not got Xender on your smartphone (some phones have it as a default app) you will need to download directly from the play store into your phone to get it working for you. A Google advantage of downloading it into your phone using your phone play store is to ensure the right version suitable for your phone will be installed. To do that;

Navigate to the list of applications on your smartphone and click on the play store app.

The app will take you to its dashboard with a grid list of articles.

Use the search form on the top to find the Xender app by typing ‘Xender’ and click the search button.

Xender app will show up, click on it to see the option to install.

Click the ‘install’ option to get the app installed into your phone.

Please note that if your smartphone is not compatible with the app it will not be able to install on your phone.

 

HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PHONE TO YOUR PC USING XENDER

Xender Dashboard

Xender Dashboard

To connect your phone to your laptop, here are simple steps you need to follow:

Open your Xender by clicking on the Xender app Icon on your smartphone screen.

Take a good look at the app dashboard to see all the list of applications on your phone.

Locate the ‘+’ sign at the top right corner of the dashboard.

Click on the ‘+’ sign to access other options.

A list of the dropdown will show up after they click on the plus ‘+’ sign.

Inside the list you will see the following options; connect PC, Connect KaiOS, Scan Connect, Share Xender, and Phone Copy.

Click on the ‘Connect PC’ option.

You will be taken to another page with two options available to you on how you can connect the phone to the PC with Xender. These options are WEB CONNECT and HOT SPOT.

Connect to PC option

Connect to PC option

 

HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PHONE TO PC USING THE ‘WEB CONNECT’ OPTION

Assuming you are now at this stage in your Xender app and you want to use the Web Connect option to connect your android phone to a personal computer (PC), here are few steps you need to take;

Connect to PC option

Connect to PC option

  1. Open the browser in your personal computer otherwise known as PC.
  2. Type the following URL in your browser: http://web.xender.com or type the following code: 33455
  3. A QR bar code will show up on your PC screen.
  4. Click scan on the ‘SCAN’ button at the bottom of the app and you will be taken to your phone camera to view and scan the code on the computer screen.
  5. Once you have located the code on the screen with your phone camera, click scan on the phone screen and your phone and the computer will connect instantly.
Scan QR code on PC screen

Scan QR code on PC screen

Please note that your internet must be active for this option to work.

HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PHONE TO PC USING THE ‘HOT SPOT’ OPTION

This option will not consume any data and does not require internet access. All you need to do is to launch your phone’s Hotspot and connect your PC to it by inserting numbers and letters of code shown the Xender app as the hotspot password on the computer screen when you have clicked on the Xender Hotspot showing on your PC and a popup form prompting you to insert password shows up.

CONNECTING WITH THE ‘HOT SPOT’ OPTION

CONNECTING WITH THE ‘HOT SPOT’ OPTION

I hope this post actually provided an answer to what you are looking for. However, you can still drop a comment if you need further assistance.

 

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