How To Transfer Data Using Wi-Fi In Android Devices


Needless to mention, every other third person using Smartphone is on Android system, thanks to its open source environment and easy customization options. However, there are still some issues that many Android users find difficult to perform and one of them is transferring files between two Android devices.

You may opt for transferring files through Bluetooth, as it is a simple option but at the same time, it’s time consuming for files which are large in size. So, rather than using Bluetooth, there are some more options by which you can make data transferring fast and reliable.

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Wi-Fi is surely a helpful option in Android phones by which transferring of files from one Android device to another on the go can be done in quick way, and yes, there’re over dozen of apps available on Play Store, which are dedicatedly made to perform this function using your Wi-Fi network. So, no need to do any manual tweaking.

… and to make things easier for you, here are some app to transfer data from Android to Android, which can do this job perfectly.


Data transferring over Wi-Fi can be made simple and effective by using this small application named Wi-Fi Transfer. Just connect both the device on a Wi-Fi network using hotspot and start transferring. This smart application supports all versions of Android, and most importantly, you can transfer multiple files from one Android device to another at once.

WiFi File Transfer

Password verification is a mandatory function involved in transferring of files and without it data sharing isn’t possible, so your data is pretty much secured. However, Wi-Fi File Transfer runs in the background whenever you turn on your Wi-Fi and activate hotspot mode which may create battery issue.

Download WiFi File Transfer


SuperBeam is yet another application to share files over WiFi network. Using this application, you can transfer your data not only between Android devices but also to smartphones working on other OS. The best part of this application is that it is not necessary to have SuperBeam installed on both the phones involved in transferring data which gives it priority over all other similar apps.


You can scan QR codes too for transferring data between Android phones. Just like Wi-Fi File Transfer, SuperBeam also supports multiple file sharing option. You can customize the styles of the app with installed theme in it to make the app look interesting. It doesn’t matter for the app what kind of data you are sharing as it supports all formats for transferring. Also, Super Beam doesn’t ask for password verification between data transferring, as QR code or NFC tapping makes it secure.

Download SuperBeam


Tap Pouch is another application having same working structure used in transferring data between Android phones i.e. using your Wi-Fi network. However, it is must to have Tap Pouch on both the Android devices unlike SuperBeam, to transfer data.

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All you need to do is to select the data you need to send and tap on the share option, and yes, no size limit whatsoever. Just like Wi-Fi Transfer, password authentication is required in this app as a 6 digit pin is generated by the sender which the receiver has to enter before receiving file and thus it makes file sharing simple and reliable and more secured.

Download Tap Pouch


The simplest option for sharing things like Apps on Wi-Fi network is Share Apps as it has the simplest way in which data is transferred. Sharing is just as same as stated in the above three applications but the thing that makes it different from all of the above is its simple and improved interface which is developed to make sharing easy. It can be used in almost all versions of Android and like SuperBeam, no password requirement is imposed on the user to make them comfortable in sharing the data from one Android to other.

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Download Shape Apps

Note:– There are many such applications which can be used to share data over WiFi, and choosing the best solely depends on your specific requirements.