10 Airdroid Alternative Apps for Android and iPhone

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Airdroid, which allows you to manage and access your Android device from Windows PC, Mac and web. Airdroid is mentioned in top tech websites like PCWorld, LifeHackers and many more. Undoubtedly, it has great features to access and transfer files. But if you are having trouble or looking for an app similar to Airdroid, I have covered 10 best file transfer and file sharing apps for you.

I have seen a lot of comments on Google Play Store from Airdroid users about the issues they are facing. Some are having issues with the latest update and some users have reported having battery life issues while using the app. However, you don't have to worry because there are tons of similar apps like Airdroid.

10 Airdroid Alternative Apps for Android and iPhone

1. AirMore

AirMore is considered as one of the best Airdroid alternatives for iPhone and Android devices. It allows you to transfer images, video clips and other data between your Android device and PC wirelessly. Apart from file sharing, it allows you to stream media files directly from your device without transferring it.

Android users have added the advantage of using AirMore as it allows you to mirror your Android screen to PC to enjoy games and videos on a big screen.

Apart from Android and iOS, Airdroid is supported in Chrome, Safari and Firefox browsers.

Lien: Android / iOS


SuperBeam lets you share files using NFC or QR code. This app is known for its file transfer speed using direct WiFi. Different themes are available in this app for better user experience.

If you use the pro version of SuperBeam, you will get rid of ads. You will be able to send files to more than one device at a time. You can have unlimited historical records and many more features.

Compared to Android, the SuperBeam app for iOS does not have good ratings on the App Store.

Lien: Android / iOS

3. PushBullet

Another alternative you can be used for is PushBullet. Like other apps, it lets you quickly transfer files and send messages directly from the desktop using a keyboard for faster speed.

With Pushbullet, you can also see all your smartphone notifications on PC. The synchronization is so good that if you try to clear the notification from your computer, it will also be rejected on the phone.

You must make the purchase in order to use the In-App products to receive premium features.

Lien: Android / iOS

4. AirStream

It is a good Airdroid alternative, but the downside is that it is not available for iOS platform. You must be on the same WiFi network to perform file transfer and access to media files.

Apart from file sharing, it lets you access cloud apps like OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox.

Lien: Android


Xender has secured its place in the list of Airdroid alternative apps list. It claims to have a transfer speed 200 times of Bluetooth sharing speed. You can transfer files of unlimited size wirelessly without an internet connection.

If you want to use Xender's web tool, just scan the QR code and you're good to go.

Lien: Android / iOS

6. SHAREit

SHAREit is more like Airdroid app. It offers a seamless experience and claims the highest speed up to 20M/s. Besides sharing files, you can control PPT directly from your phone for easy presentation. It has over 600 million users.

One of SHAREit's shortcomings is that you have to re-open the connection if you want the new file transfer.

Lien: Android / iOS

7. Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

If you are a Samsung Android user, you can use this app to share files. It allows you to transfer content wirelessly and even with a cable. Galaxy S2 is facing incompatibility issues so if you are facing the same problem try after firmware update.

Samsung Galaxy S7/S8 users don't need to install this app as it comes preloaded.

Lien: Android

8. Free SMS from your PC

If you are considering an Airdroid alternative for texting SMS and MMS from your Windows desktop, tablet or Mac, Mighty Text is the best option for you. Checking every time you receive a message can really impact your productivity.

Not only text message notifications, you will receive notifications on your laptop for other apps, like WhatsApp, Snapchat and others. It also notifies you if your phone is low on battery.

It has many other useful features that really save time and increase productivity.

Lien: Android

9. Samba

Using Samba, you can drag and drop to copy files to Android device or vice versa. Samba is only available for Android users.

There are a few disadvantages of Samba. One is, the Android app has not been updated for a long time. The latest available update is June 2014. Another downside is that the design and user experience is not so rich compared to other apps.

Lien: Android

10. Vysor

Vysor is the last Airdroid alternative in the list. This allows you to control your Android device on PC. When you want to explain everything on your mobile phone, in a meeting, Vysor can help you by projecting the Android screen to the laptop or a projector.

All in all, it is a good alternative to mirror your Android device to your desktop.

Lien: Android

Hope some of the apps fit your needs which is why you were looking for Airdroid alternative apps. If you have other similar apps to share with us, let us know via comments.


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