File transferring can be difficult especially when using different platforms on both sides. Android runs on the Linux kernel, so maybe you think transfer files between both of them can be easy, but actually, it is not the case. With the development of technology, we can make it come true easily. Today, we will introduce a super convenient way for you to transfer files between Linux and Android, it is powerful and user-friendly.
What will you need?
Apparently, you need an Android device and a Linux desktop to achieve it. The Linux machine needs a modern browser like Firefox, we use Linux Mint and Cinnamon desktop environment. On Android devices, an AirDroid Personal app must be installed. AirDroid Personal is a file transferring and management tool designed for all major platforms.
How to connect?
To make a connection between Linux and Android, follow these steps below:
On your Android device:
- Install the AirDroid Personal app on your Android device from Google Play
- Login your AirDroid Personal account
- Tap the blue AirDroid Personal Web tab
- Stay the app on the front side
On your Linux computer:
- Open your browser on your Linux desktop and go to AirDroid Personal Web：https://web.airdroid.com/
- Login your same AirDroid Personal account and choose your device
- After you sign in, open your AirDroid Personal app on your Android device simultaneously which makes you connect faster
- Once connected, you can transfer photos, videos, music, files and more, just tap the icons on the left side to start
Besides the file transfer, you are able to use AirDroid Personal Web for even more features like remote control function, screen mirroring or remote camera, etc.