Wi-Fi File Transfer - How to Transfer Samsung with Wi-Fi?

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The speed of data transferring with Bluetooth is too slow to satisfy Samsung users nowadays. Many users search for high-speed and safe Wi-Fi transfer tools for Samsung. Instead of connecting your Samsung device to computer with a USB cable, you can transfer Samsung files with Wi-Fi more freely.

This page gives competitive Wi-Fi file transfer tools for Samsung, you can choose one as you like to have a try.

Part 1. Professional Wi-Fi File Transfer for Samsung

Considering the privacy security of Samsung users, we recommend a professional Wi-Fi File Transfer for Samsung - Samsung Messages Backup at first.

Samsung Messages Backup is a multifunctional Android assistant for Samsung and other Android users to manage their phones and tablets on computer conveniently. Being developed and optimized by a technical team, the program will not leak out your sensitive information. You can transfer Samsung data to computer with safety.

With it, you can:

1. Backup and restore the whole Samsung phone data to PC with one click only.

2. Quickly transfer contacts, SMS, call logs, music, pictures, videos, etc. between Samsung to PC without data loss.

3. Add, delete and edit contacts on PC.

4. Send/ reply messages on your PC.

5. Install/ uninstall apps from computer directly.

6. Delete, recover, import and export call logs.

7. Transfer the contacts between your Samsung and Outlook.

What's more, the program is friendly to almost all Samsung devices, including Samsung Galaxy S9+/ S9/ S8+/ S8/ S7/ S6/ S5, Samsung Galaxy Note9/ Note8/ Note7/ Note6/ Note5/ Note4, Samsung Galaxy A9/ A8/ A7/ A6 and so on. It is also supports other Android brands, such as Xiaomi, Huawei, HTC, LG, etc.

See how to use this Wi-Fi File Transfer for Samsung - Samsung Messages Backup:

Step 1. On your computer, you need to download a correct version of Samsung Messages Backup. Here are two free trial versions for Windows/ Mac:

Step 2. On your Samsung device, you need to download Samsung Messages Backup app in order to connect your phone to computer with Wi-Fi.

Notice:If you would like to make a connection with USB, you do not need to download this app, just connect your Samsung device to computer with a USB cable directly. The software on computer will automatically install the related app to your phone.

Step 3. Connect your computer and Samsung device to the same Wi-Fi network. Then run the software on computer. Please click "Connect via WiFi" on the top-right of the interface. You can get a QR code. Now please turn to your Samsung phone.

select to connect via wifi

Step 4. Run the app on your cell phone. Please open the QR code scanner on the top-right of the app main page. Then scan the QR code and you can connect your Samsung phone to computer wirelessly.

scan qr code to connect samsung to pc

Step 5. Once your phone is detected successful, you can enter the main page of the program. All the data on Samsung phone is sorted into folders on the left panel.

enter main page

Step 6. Please go to the folders and select the items you like to transfer, click "Export" to transfer files to computer.

transfer samsung files to pc with wifi

Besides, you can also click "Super Toolkit" on the top menu bar, tap on "Backup" to transfer all of Samsung data to computer with one click.

transfer samsung files to pc with one click

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Part 2. Free Wi-Fi Transfer Tools for Samsung

Many applications are free for users to transfer Samsung files with Wi-Fi. Their wireless data transferring allow you to share files with your friends anywhere. You just need to keep your device power on and connect your Samsung phone to a stable Wi-Fi network. It is easy to make a real-time sharing.

1. Samsung Smart Switch

Samsung developed Smart Switch to help user transfer files easily. This free app supports Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows phone. It may take up 15 minutes to scan your phone. You can use this app to transfer Samsung files with Wi-Fi or with USB cable. Besides, Smart Switch allows you to transfer data from Samsung to cell phones and to computer.

Please notice that Wi-Fi connection requires Android 4.0 or higher and wired transfer requires Android 4.3 or higher. The app has been installed on Galaxy S9/ S8/ S7/ Note9/ Note8, so you do not need to download it if you are using these phones. You can go Settings > Backup and reset/ Cloud and accounts > open Smart Switch.

smart switch transfers files wirelessly to samsung

2. Samsung Wi-Fi Transfer

Samsung released its own Wi-Fi Transfer for users to transfer files between Samsung devices and computer. It does not require a USB cable, but a stable Wi-Fi network to connect your Samsung to computer and exchange files. However, the PC version only works on Windows 10 and can not run on OS which was upgraded from Windows 7/ 8/ 8.1.

It still has technical obstacles to transfer files between Samsung device and non-Windows 10 OS. Fortunately, a professional Wi-Fi File Transfer for Samsung - Samsung Messages Backup mentioned in Part 1 can completely remove the embarrassment.

transfer samsung files with samsung wifi transfer

3. SHAREit

SHAREit is a free app which can be used on multi-platform, including Windows, Mac, Windows phone, Android and iOS. Unlike Samsung Wi-Fi Transfer, you can use this app to transfer Samsung files to computer safely and quickly. The devices involved in the transfer process are required to connect to the same wireless network.

Please notice that you can not transfer data with hotspots which are created by Windows phones.

transfer samsung files via wifi with shareit

4. Airdroid

Airdroid supports multi-platform, including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and web. It is a convenient assistant for users to wirelessly transfer files, remote control Android device from computer, manage SMS & contacts on computer and accept or reject a call with clicking the mouse.

What's more, you can use it to backup and restore your Samsung phone and tablets. Like Google account, you can find back your Samsung phone from Airdroid for web.

transfer samsung files wirelessly with airdroid

5. Cloud Services

Some apps offer free cloud services for users to store files. These apps allow you to move Samsung files to cloud storage and share with your friends. You can transfer files anywhere, just need to connect your Samsung phone to a stable network.

Wi-Fi file transfer with cloud services like Samsung Cloud, Google Drive and Dropbox, can also be used to sync and restore your Samsung phone.

transfer samsung with wifi using cloud services

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