You can’t really get through life without connecting your smartphone to a computer. This article is for the Android syncers out there. The article has fantastic ways of transferring your files from Android to Windows 10 and vice versa easily. Syncing and transferring your files is as easy as ever in windows 10. Below are some of the methods to sync your files easily and effectively to Windows 10:

 

1. File Explorer

In case your do have to plug in your devices to a computer to transfer some files or just to move videos or photos, this is one of the easiest way to go about it. Grab a microUSB cable connect it to your device. Hop over the File Explore to access the storage of your smartphone. Click ‘This PC’ section and then look for your device.

At times, you’ll be required to change the USB connection on your smartphone to let Windows see inside it. The look for ‘Computer transfer’ or ‘MTP’, it varies a little depending on what you are using.

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2. OneDrive

This is Microsoft’s cloud storage serve. OneDrive have gotten good over years that some manufactures are beginning it to their devices by default, in addition to Google’s office tools.

One Drive is simple to use, you’re just required to sign in and then you will access all your files anywhere. Moreover, OneDrive offers a free 15GB storage and there are still many promotions which can get you more space; once you refer to your ally, you get 500MB free.

3. Dropbox

Dropbox has a gorgeous Windows 10 application which peeks into the cloud storage and then let your decide on what your do with your files from there. The app has an auto camera upload as well.

Drobox begins with 2GB free storage space; however, your can get 1TB for $9.99 a month.

4. Cortana

The voice assistant service for Microsoft is yet to be ready for public consumption. However, in case you are trying out Cortana Beta you will notice that it operates with the same data sources as the Windows 10 Cortana. This means that you can ask Cortana to save things to the calendar, ask who won the game, what weather is in Idoha and then have that information sync across the devices via the Microsoft account.

Cortana Notebook makes the sync between Android and Windows 10 really useful. Everything that you put in the Cortana Notebook on the Windows 10 is used in the Android version of the application.

5. GoogleDrive

Google and Microsoft have had a one sided relationship for a while.: Office, Microsoft has introduced some of its best applications to Android. Some of those applications include OneNote and OneDrive. However, Google seems to have ignored Microsoft.

A Google Drive download adds the app to your file structure & get things syncing just like OneDrive.

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