Transfer Android Files to Mac, PCs, and Other Devices

Android Phone is a powerful computer that allows you to plug your phone into any Windows, Mac, or system and then drag and drop files. Android devices easily allow you to access the file system directly from a desktop without any interfaces or procedures. It is the same as plugging an external hard drive into a computer and transferring data to or from it. All you need is your Android Phone, your Computer, and a cable to connect and transfer data.


To Transfer Android Files to Mac and Windows follow the below steps:

Transfer files to Windows

Things become simpler while using Windows. Just plug your phone into any open USB port on your computer, then unlock your phone to give access to the computer by changing the settings. You swipe your finger down from the top of the screen and a notification appears about a USB connection that will show that the phone is connected only for charging. Tap on it and select “Transfer Files” or select according to your choice. Now your computer screen will show up in the folder.


how to Transfer Android Files to windows


  • Click the file explorer icon on the taskbar
  • Open the Start menu and click This PC
  • Or, open My PC from your Desktop screen
  • Open the folder named by your phone device
  • You’re staring at your Android phone’s internal storage
  • Open the folder or files you want to drag or drop
  • Manipulate the data between your devices


Transfer Android Files to windows


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Transfer Files to Mac

The transfer files process to Mac is a bit more difficult than Windows or Android. To transfer files from Android to Mac, follow the simple steps

Note: To use the above program, Mac must be running macOS 10.7 or later, and the Android device must have version 3.0 or later.

  • Now, plug your phone into your computer
  • Turn on your phone’s screen and unlock the device and change the USB status shown in the notification bar
  • Tap notification and select “Transfer File”
  • Android File Transfer program will automatically open on your Mac device, and you’ll be able to browse the files and storage


how to Transfer Android Files to Mac