Share File from Android to Windows via BlueTooth

By Xah Lee. Date: .

Here's how to to transfer file from android phone to Windows 10, via bluetooth.

On the phone, turn on bluetooth.

  1. Slide down from the top of phone.
  2. then touch the downward wedge.
  3. then slide to the left to see next page.
  4. Bluetooth icon should shown up. Touch it to toggle on/off.
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Android bluetooth

on the Windows machine, turn on bluetooth. In system preference, bluetooth icon.

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Windows 10 bluetooth 2021-02-07

Then, click the Send or receive files via Bluetooth

You'll see this dialog:

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Windows 10 bluetooth file transfer 2021-02-07

Click Send files or Receive files

If receiving, you'll see this dialog:

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Windows 10 bluetooth file transfer 2021-02-07

On the phone, open photos. Hold to select. Touch the share icon at top right.

Select the bluetooth icon.

Select the bluetooth device to share to.

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