How to Receive Files in SHAREit?

SHAREit is a cross-platform based file sharing app that is absolutely free to use. It is available for free download on iOS, Android and even Windows platform. With the SHAREit app you can send/receive as many files (even large sized) wirelessly. The best thing about this app is that all the file sharing process is super-fast. Thus, file transfer on SHAREit is a lot faster than that of Bluetooth and NFC (combined). Since it makes use of Wi-Fi Direct, the transfer speeds can go up to 200 Mbps. Yes, that is why people love to use this app so much. It has even received the Editor’s Choice Award for four consecutive years (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).

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The process of sending/receiving files over SHAREit is very easy. Make sure that you download the app today to start sharing files with ease. It makes use of the Wi-Fi Hotspot method (popularly known as Wi-Fi Direct method) for establishing connections. Since these connections are very secure (and safe), SHAREit makes use of this feature. The best thing about this feature is that it allows for cross-platform file sharing. This feature of SHAREit is loved by iOS users a lot (since Bluetooth in iOS devices is not compatible backwards).


Steps to Receive Files in SHAREit –

Android to Android File Sharing

  • Once you have downloaded and installed SHAREit APK, open the app.
  • Tap on the Receive icon.
  • When you tap on Receive icon, your device opens its Wi-Fi Hotspot with a safe key. The sender’s SHAREit connects to that hotspot of yours (with a safe passkey).
  • After the connection gets established, you can easily receive the files without hassles.
  • Once the files have been transferred, close the SHAREit app.

Android to iOS (or Windows Phone)

  • Download SHAREit on your iOS or Windows device. Install it afterwards.
  • After that open the SHAREit app.
  • Tap on the Receive icon.
  • Go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect the sender’s Wi-Fi Hotspot. Cross-compatibility requires users to be connected to the same wireless network. It can either be a mutual hotspot or a mutual Wi-Fi network.
  • From the Android device, go and select the avatar image.
  • After that your file sharing process should start.


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