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Xender File Transfer & Sharing Android App Review

Xender is an application which allows anyone to transfer files between devices without an USB Cable or any third party accessories. Xender is available on various platforms including Android/iOS and Windows Phone OS. Using it, you can not only transfer your files between multiple mobile phones, you can also transfer files with your computer running any operating system such as Windows, Mac OS X and even Linux, as it is completely web based.


How to Download Xender on Android

  1. Open Google Play Store/App Store/Windows Store on your Android/iOS/Windows Phone Device.
  2. Search for “Xender”.
  3. Click on the “Install” button.
  4. The application will get downloaded and installed. You can also download xender apk if you wish to install application manually.

Transfer Across Mobile Devices

In order to connect any device running the same operating system, tap on “+” and click on create group on one device and join to the group you just created from another device by tapping “Join Group”.

If you want to transfer files to a device running a different operating system, select the respective operating system after you tap on the “+” icon. Mobile Operating Systems supported, till now, are Windows Phone and iOS other than Android, but you get limited features in the case of iOS.

Transfer Files with your Computer

If you want to transfer files between your computer, simply tap on “+” icon and then “Connect PC”. If your phone and your computer are on the same network, simply open or enter the IP address shown on the application and type it in the URL bar. If you head over to xender official site, you need to scan the QR code to get access. If you use the alternative way, simply click on “Accept” on your phone, when it asks for permission. Now you will get access to the Web Client from where you can send and receive files. You can alternatively check guide on xender for pc to install it either on desktop or laptop.

Note : The speed at which the files will get transferred depends completely on your phone and your Wi-Fi router.

The Application is divided into various tabs including Apps, Camera, Gallery, Music, Videos, Files and Storage so that you can find the file you are looking for very easily. A Record tab is also available in the extreme left which helps to keep a track of the files you received and sent.

The Speed at which the data gets transferred varies from your internet connection (If you are transferring between a computer and a phone but are not on the same Wi-Fi network. Please note that data charges will apply in this case) and from device to device (In case you are transferring between two devices and using Wi-Fi direct).

Final Words

Xender is a must have application for any Android/iOS/Windows Phone device because it enables you to share files wirelessly without using a USB or a lightning cable. It saves up a lot of time and removes the hassle faced during a wired data transfer.


  1. Hello Vinay,
    Xender is a awesome tool for file sharing even I have written a blog post on the same topic here but seems like need to learn a lot from others writing style.

    I was thinking to connect with you on Facebook but the Link you have provided on top Right shows me “Page Not Found” – Hope you might be able to get it sorted out.

    Ohh and yes here is the blog post I was talking about see the difference yourself mate –

    1. Hi Ashok,

      Hope you’ve enjoyed reading the article.

      Thanks for stopping by and letting me know about the broken link. It has been fixed now.

      Do send me request on Facebook and I would like to connect with you. I will also go through your article and leave my views in the commment box.

      Thanks and Regards,


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