How To Use ‘Mi Share’ For Cross-Device File Sharing?

As we all know, AirDrop helps iPhone users to wirelessly share files and media at incredible speeds. Xiaomi, has now succeeded in bringing the AirDrop-like functionality of an iPhone into its latest Android MIUI 11 update called as Mi Share.

Using the latest option cross-device file sharing feature, Xiaomi users can now transfer files (pictures,videos, music, apps) to any nearby compatible devices.

To enable this feature users have to update their Xiaomi smartphone to the new Xiaomi MIUI 11. It can transfer files at a speed of up to 20 Mbps per second.

Henceforth, the compatible devices includes only Xiaomi and Redmi devices. The file sharing feature will however soon be expanded with devices such as Oppo, Vivo, and Realme.

How To Share Using Mi Share Feature?

Note: Turn on Mi Share and WiFi on both the devices you use for file sharing.

  • Navigate to Settings in the Xiaomi device
  • Tap on Connection and Sharing
  • Click on Mi Share to open it and then toggle it to ON. You can also enable Turn on Mi Share automatically if you don’t want to turn on this feature every time.
  • Select desired file or picture you wish to transfer from the file manager and tap on Send.
  • Mi Share will search and show the available devices nearby. Tap on the device you want the file to be shared.
  • Meanwhile, Tap on Accept in the recipient’s device’s pop-up window

It is not available for PCs as of now. So users will still have to depend on other third party apps to share files to PC.

Here are a few other Xiaomi or Redmi phones which do not support the Mi Share:

● Redmi 6 Pro
● Redmi 6
● Redmi 6A
● Redmi 7A
● Redmi 7
● Redmi S2

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