The alternative of Google at the Airdrop of Apple, Nearby Sharing, is here

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Google is finalizing the development of which will be one of the most interesting features, and expected, of Android: Nearby Sharing.

For you do not know, this feature was seen previously with the name of Fast Sharing, and wanted to be able to share files between Android phones easily, quickly and without the need of having to use the Internet on a mandatory basis. And in addition, will be launched at the global level, so that we should not take into view the article in Spain.

How to use Nearby Sharing

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This new function will appear in the share menu of our mobile phones when we want to send a document or other item to a person. Will appear at the top, next to an icon to copy the item, and also as an icon among the applications that we have available to send the information.

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If this is the first time that we use this function, you will be asked what name we want to have our mobile phone and with which of your contacts are going to interact. This is important because it allows the function of detection devices is only open to people that we want, or the world.

We will have other settings to set the way in which we want to send files, if we care to use our rate of mobile data, if we want to do it by Wifi direct…

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If we have the function is enabled and someone attempts to send a file, a notification appears at the top of the notification bar to accept the shipment.

The operation, according to count on Android Police, it is quite fast, and Google has confirmed that it is working on this feature to reach out to more devices, not just Android phones.

How to install and use it on our mobile

To use this function, you must give us of high in the program of testing the application of Google Play Services.

However, even if we might not appear as an update is needed on the part of the Google servers, and by the time it’s being done in a limited way.

Nevertheless, it seems that it is not far off the time that Google enable this feature on all supported devices, which will be those who use Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later version.

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