How to Transfer files between two Phones Using Wi-Fi

Read how to transfer or share files between two phones using Wi-Fi connectivity.

Do you want to transfer files between two phones but confused about the process? Or you think that it can only be done through various applications? 

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No, you are somehow wrong because you can transfer files from android to android via Wi-Fi; that is the simplest and easiest method to go with. Also, you don’t need to install applications on the phone to do so. 

So without wasting any further moments let’s get straight to the point. 

Transfer Files between Two Phones Using Wi-Fi 

You can transfer files via Wi-Fi using either of two simpler methods. 

  1. File Transfer via Wi-Fi using Wi-Fi Direct
  2. File Transfer via Wi-Fi using FTP

Let’s discuss both methods in detail so you can follow whichever you think is easier to go with. 

  1. Transfer files between two Phones Using Wi-Fi Direct. 

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To share files from one phone to another using Wi-Fi Direct follow the following straightforward steps

  1. First, open Settings on one of your phones between which you want to transfer files. 

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  1. Now click on the WiFi option that will appear in the top two or three options in settings. 

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  1. Now turn the Wi-Fi on. 

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  1. Now repeat the same process on your second phone and turn the Wi-Fi on. 
  2. Now click on Wi-Fi direct. 

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  1. Choose the name of your second phone here. Suppose it is Samsung Galaxy or any other. 

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  1. By clicking the name, you will receive a connection request on your other phone. 

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  1. Click connect. And it is all set now. Both phones are now connected through Wi-Fi Direct and ready for an easy file transfer. 
  1. Now open File Manager on the phone from which you want to share a file with another one.
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  1. Now select the File or Image that you want to send. Click on the share option.

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  1. Many sharing options will pop up immediately on your mobile screen. 

Choose Wi-Fi Direct and select the other connected phone. 

Click on send. And you’ll receive the selected file on the other phone. 

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  1. Now open the File Manager on another phone and check whether the file is received or not. 
  2. You will see your shared file on the top. 
  3. Transfer Files between two Phones via Wi-Fi Using FTP

Follow the below-mentioned method to transfer files between two phones using Wi-Fi via FTP.

  1. As a first step, open the Settings in one of your phones on which you want to receive the files. 

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  1. Now Turn the Wi-Fi on. 

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  1. Now click on Tethering and Portable Hotspot. 

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  1. Now click on Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot and Turn it on. 

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Note the name of your phone. 

Now repeat the process on your second phone and turn Wi-Fi on. 

Connect your Wi-Fi with the hotspot of your other phone by clicking the name of phone. Suppose it is Huawei Nova 3i. 

By clicking the name, both your phones will be connected.

Now go to the File manager. 

Here you will see a lot of options

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Click on the FTP option and connect it to your other phone. 

You will see an FTP Address on your screen. Keep it there and shift on to your first phone.

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  1. On this first phone open your favorite browser and copy the FTP address from the other phone. 

Press enter.

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In the very next moment, you will see all the items of files, images, and videos that are saved on your other phone. 

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  1. Select those files that you want to transfer. 

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  1. Click download. And the file will be saved to your current phone’ gallery within a few seconds. 
  2. Now go to Gallery and confirm whether the file has been transferred or not. 

And you will see that it is transferred successfully. 
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Wrap Up

Wrapping it up, we must say that the two most easy methods of sharing files between two phones using Wi-Fi have been shared in this blog post. There is a third method also in which you can share files by downloading applications like Shareit, and Zapya. 

But if your phone doesn’t allow the download of heavy storage applications then you can use any of the two methods that are mentioned above in detail.

And we hope that we have shared these methods in a simpler and understandable way. But stil, if you are stuck anywhere or feeling confused, just let us know. You will get our help at the very next moment.

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