Google is Bringing file transfers to Chrome

Google is launching Airdrop Competitor to in form of Chrome

You have used Shareit, Airdrop, and other file transfer tools. They get the work done but they take up space on your smartphone and an extra app to look at. Well, Google is gonna make that easy for you. The Chrome OS lacks Airdrop like feature. So, Google is bringing that to Chrome OS. That means Google is Bringing file transfers to Chrome.

Smartphone Companies have built their Own file transfer system within the device’s ROM but that works for similar devices. Google will now install this feature into Chrome and will ship with the next update to all devices. The file transfer feature will support all platforms macOS, ChromeOS, Android, iOS, Windows, and even Linux. The feature is known as “Nearby Share” earlier it was known as “Fast Share”.

The feature will be embedded into the Chrome browser so it will be available on all platforms as the browser gets updated. There is no official statement about this but some twitter users reported the feature appeared in their Pixel devices as part of some beta program.

The feature icon appears to be similar as seen in Android 11. Everyone who gets the Android 11 update should get this feature by default. The news is Confirmed by a recent commit in chromium development. The Web UI for this feature will be found at chrome://nearby just like chrome flags. This feature will be a good little addition to improve the Android experience.

File transfer apps basically use the Wifi Direct method to transfer files between devices. Instead If that is natively supported in all Android smartphones. That will make our lives way easier. Thanks for reading. To Stay ahead on tech updates subscribe to our newsletter down below. Stay Safe! Stay Humble!.

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