Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

How to Use Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

We all know windows are very important when it computer operating system, one cannot do without these amazing operating system. Meanwhile, there is wonderful feature that make windows 10 rank the best this time. Hope you want to know what it is, then it is Nearby Sharing on Windows 10.

Windows 10 PCs can now send files, links, photos, and more to nearby PCs via Bluetooth. This Nearby Sharing or Near Share feature works a lot like Apple’s AirDrop, and it is new in the Spring Creators Update. In this guide, you will learn the steps to enable Nearby sharing on Windows 10.

How to Enable Sharing Nearby on Windows 10

Sharing nearby only works between two Windows 10 computers that have the feature enabled for now. You cannot share from mobile or other operating systems. You can enable sharing nearby in the Windows 10 Share dialog box or in the Windows 10 Settings application. Here are the steps to enable nearby sharing on Windows 10

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Enable Sharing Nearby on Windows 10 Via Share Dialog

Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

Step 1 ====> To enable nearby share dialog, click a “Share” button anywhere in Windows, for example by clicking the Share button on the Edge toolbar or by right-clicking on a file in the file explorer.

Step 2 ====> Then in the Share menu, click enable nearby sharing option.

Step 3 ====> Finally, enable the option

Enable Sharing Nearby on Windows 10 Via Settings Application

You can enable and configure nearby sharing from the Settings application, here is the way out

Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

Step 1 ====> Go to the Settings

Step 2 ====> Then from the setting to the System

Step 3 ====>Shared Experiments and enable the “Sharing Nearby” toggle.

Note On Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

The files you receive through the nearby share are saved in your Downloads folder by default, but you can edit them in the Settings application. You can also choose who can share with you.

By default, each nearby Windows 10 PC can share or receive from you. If you select the “My devices only” option instead, the close share only works on computers with which you have logged in with the same Microsoft account.

How to use Windows 10’s Near Share to quickly share files and content

Step 1 ====> Activate Near Share in the Quick Settings Pane. Microsoft has

Step 2 ====> Open the app that you want to share from. Microsoft highlights Edge, Photos and File Explorer as examples of apps that you can use Near Share from.

Step 3 ====> On the page or app content you want to share, look for the share icon. In file explorer you can find this by right clicking, in photos, it is usually at the top of the screen, etc.

Step 4 ====> Select the recipient’s PC. They should receive a notification, which should let them accept your near share request and content.

Nearby Sharing on Windows 10 Via Windows Explorer

To share a file, photo, or video, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1 ====> In My Computer or This PC, go to the folder where the file exists.

Step 2 ====> Right-click the file you want to share.

Step 3====> Click the Share option in the context menu.Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

Step 4====> Here, if you and your friend have Near Share turned on, you will see the name of the device to which you want to send files wirelessly.

Step 5====> A notification will land in your friends Action Center asking for confirmation. As soon as it confirmed it, nearby sharing on Windows 10 will begins instantly.

It will take a while for Windows 10 file sharing process to complete depending on its size. The feature works at all the places in Windows 10 where you can find the Share button.

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