Google has rolled out an AirDrop-like feature for Android devices called Nearby Share. Read this guide to know how you can use Nearby Share to quickly and easily transfer large files, photos, & more.
Google today announced that it is rolling out Nearby Share - its AirDrop competitor - to select Pixel and Samsung phones. The rollout will soon expand to more devices on Android 6.0 and newer.
Google's Nearby Share can be enabled on Chrome for Windows 10 through a flag in the Dev and Canary channels. it requires a PC with Bluetooth support, among other requirements, to use.
Google is rolling out Nearby Share to more users running the beta version of Google Play Services. The AirDrop competitor is expected to come to all devices running Android 6.0 or newer, in August.
Google has reportedly told Android OEMs that it intends to roll out Nearby Share for Android 6.0+ devices in August. The feature should also be available on Windows, macOS, and ChromeOS.
After news about Google's AirDrop alternative, Nearby Sharing, coming to ChromeOS, Windows and Mac, there's now a report that claims it is finally functional on Chrome OS Canary developer builds.
Google's long-awaited file sharing solution called Nearby Share is now live for some users that have opted-in to the Play Services testing program. The firm acknowledged that the test is limited.