Transfer files wirelessly from device to device?

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  1. Moviecouple

    Moviecouple Active Member
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    Is there an app that will allow me to transfer any type of files (such as my ebooks, comics, or zip files) from my droid device to another persons droid device wirelessly over 3G or WiFi? Something like bump that would work with all types of files/folders.
     

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  2. neils31

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  3. Moviecouple

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    Bump only does sharing photos, contacts, and apps. I want something that will do ALL file types... cbr, cbz, pdf, epub, mp3, m4v and so on.
     
  4. Harry2

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    Bluetooth with the option "FTP-Server" should do it.

    Harry
     
  5. sitlet

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    Bluetooth, or just email it to the other person as an attachment.
     
  6. Moviecouple

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    Are you guys referring to the app called Bluetooth File Transfer?
     
  7. Harry2

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    I did tranfer text files with the stock bluetooth.
    Used my file manager :)

    Harry
     
  8. sitlet

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    Yes, Astro has a bluetooth add on.
     
  9. fango

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    .. use this one SwiFTP FTP Server - Android app on AppBrain in combination with, for example, filezilla or some other ftp app for pc .. works for me with no problem ..;)
     
  10. legs74

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    I use Filelinx. It's on the Market. It allows you to send any file of any size from android to any PC with the software installed on it. It works in your home network and from anywhere else once you adjust the settings.
     
  11. Katmeat

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    Thanks, but where do I find this Astro add on of which you speak and how is it installed? I don't see it anywhere. Thanks!
     
  12. jimdroid

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    Or DropBox (in the Market); works on 3G, 4G or WiFi.

    You can have public share folders. Only downside to DropBox is that you can only transfer one file at a time.
     
  13. holgalee

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    I have Dropbox, but how do I get those files into my phone? They seem to go to Timbuk2!
     
  14. jimdroid

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    Install dropbox on your phone, log in, you will see your files. Longpress a file and choose whether to download it or open it. If you download a file, it goes into the Dropbox folder on the SD card.

    jd
     
  15. ProRezOnline

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    What would be the process of getting my songs from itunes on the laptop over to my captivate (wirelessly). Oddly enough these days, i have never used bluetooth so its all new to me...
     
  16. Rokcet Scientist

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    Have you got enough storage space on your phone for that?
     
  17. CptGemini

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    try SWiFTP i believe its called. you can set it to it will be an ftp on your home network or use their secure proxy over 3G and transfer files off the phone that way
     
  18. ProRezOnline

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    Oh yes - 32 gig card...
     
  19. Rokcet Scientist

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    Well, copying say 20GBs of MP3s from your PC to a phone over Bluetooth would work, of course. If you give it a couple days...
    Tethered USB would be faster, imo. Only a few hours.

    But maybe you should leave them on your PC and stream them from there to your phone when you want to listen? Maybe you can do that with Teamviewer. Never tried that yet. Interesting application. Should work, though. I can stream my porn from my desktop to my phone with Teamviewer, can't I? :D
     
  20. ProRezOnline

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    a teathered usb would be fine if I could get it to work without issue. I have a samsung captivate which does not like to connect to PC's. I have beeen able to get it to work in the past but its always a major hassle (& inconsistent)... I am just looking for something simple - frankly like how my iphone worked... If that could be done with this phone, it would be by far the best phone Ive ever had...
     
  21. fango

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    .. did you even bother reading ninth post?
     
  22. ProRezOnline

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    thanks for the helpful contribution
     
  23. JunBringer

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    winamp and doubletwist do this. I use winamp, it's pretty neato.
     

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