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10 Best Free Android File Transfer and Manager Download

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-03-03 / Update for  Android Recovery

Want to transfer Android files to another Android phone, PC or other devices? Wanna manage data usage on your Samsung Galaxy S5 so that it can run more smoothly? Free Android data transfer and manager can help you a lot. Here offers a list of 10 popular free apps and software to transfer, manage, sync, send, share files (like videos, contacts, messages, app data, etc.) between Android devices and from Android (including Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 4.3 and lower) to iPhone, PC, Mac computer and others.

Note: Except for free programs and apps, a more professional Android data transfer or manager software is more flexible. Generally it supports to transfer any files from any Android phones and tablets to PC and Mac. Besides, it can even recover deleted data on your Android.

1. Send Anywhere (requires Android 4.0 and up)

As far as compatibility, Send Anywhere is no doubt the best one. It provides different application version to download compatible with Android, iOS, Windows Phone, PC, Chrome Extension and Mac OS X and a web browser. Install android file transfer on your computer, phone, select the file(s) you want to send and click "Create Key", and this will generate a temporary 6-digit key that you share with the receiving device. No need of USB cable and the same Wi-Fi network.

2. Apowersoft Phone Manager (requires Android 2.2 and up)

Compared with other free android file managers, Apowersoft Phone Manager is much more versatile. It enables you to manage, transfer, view, restore, backup files in Android and iOS phones and tablets. Data able to be transferred and managed include messages, contacts, apps, bookmarks, call logs, wallpapers, songs, videos, etc. With it, all of them can be easily transferred to computer. Besides, it provides three ways to connect your device with PC: USB cable, WiFi, and scanning verification code.

3. ES File Explore File Manager (can't write on ext-sdcard in KitKat 4.4)

The Android file manager, ES File Explore File Manager, is a relatively full-featured file and application manager. It is capable of managing files, applications, downloads and killing tasks efficiently. Access to pictures, music, videos, documents and other files on your Android device and computer is provided. Its 3.0 version now supports 30+ languages like English, Russian, Japanese, French, German, etc. The standard version is available for Android 2.1-4.4; and ES File Explorer Cupcake is for Android 1.5-2.0.

4. My Data Manager (Android required varies with device)

My Data Manager provided by Mobidia is a free android file manager app capable of tracking your Android device's data usage, roaming and Wi-Fi usage. It lists all of the active, data-connected apps on your device, the amount of raw data used in MBs and the percentage of data transfer currently being used by each app, pie charts provided. Besides, it will offer a summary of your usage and plan details at the top of the app with necessary information provided such as maximum allowed data usage per month and the day of the month your billing cycle refreshes.

5. SyncDroid (Android 2.2 and up)

SyncDroid enables you to back up all data (including contacts, SMS, call history, photos, videos, audio files and bookmarks) on your Android device to PC. It can almost support all Android (even Android 2.3) devices like Samsung, Sony, LG, Motorola, etc. To use this Android file transfer for pc, you need to enable your Android device's USB Debugging. But this app only supports to back up Android Web browser bookmarks, exclusive of bookmarks from Firefox, Windows Explorer, and other browsers.

6. Copy My Data (Android 2.3.3 and up)

Copy My Data provides an easy and fast way to copy your contacts, calendar, photos and videos from one phone to another. You just need to ensure that both devices are connected to the same WiFi network and then run this app. The steps are very simple. Download this open-source file transfer android from Google Play or Apple App Store and it will guide through the whole process of transferring data from one Android phone to another.

7. Software Data Cable (Android 2.1 and up)

With Software Data Cable, you can easily connect and share everything like videos, app, songs, photos and folders among phones, Pad, PC, Mac, laptop, Google TV, Cloud storage, Xbox ,etc. No USB data cable is needed. The transferring speed is up to 54 Mb/s. Open this app and tap "Start Service" button to get things started.

8. WiFi File Transfer (Android 2.1 and up)

Similar to Copy My Data and Software Data Cable, WiFi File Transfer lets you upload and download files to/from your phone over a wireless connection. Multiple files can be transferred at once and you can also delete, rename, copy, zip/unzip photos, videos, music, etc. as you like.

9. File Manager (Android 2.2 and up)

File Manager is a Holo-themed file manager and application explorer crafted for Android phones and tablets. With it, you can easily find, browse, move, compress and organize all of your files and apps on the go. Files stored in your local Android file system, primary and secondary SD cards can be explored.

10. File Expert with Clouds (Android 2.2 and up)

File Expert is an app for managing your files on your mobile, tablets, personal computers and cloud storage servers. It most popular file manager is on Android. It can locate target files quickly, transfer files to other devices via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC. It provides fast access to gallery, video, music, e-books, documents, apps, plug-in, APK files, zip files and favorites on your phone SD, External SD card, and Internal Storage.

In a word, select one preferable free android file transfer for Mac, PC, Android, iOS and other platforms according to your need.

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