How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

 

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android
How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

Have you every thought that you can access your computer hard drive from your Android phone? The answer for some people is yes but the most of the people even do not know is this possible or not, because hard disk is packed in our computer while Android is totally free then how is this possible. This is possible and everybody can do this, by knowing one thing that is your computer and Android phone must be on same Wi-Fi network.
Once you got connected with your computer using your Android phone you can completely access your all files from your Android, even if you want to edit some files for example there is a log file on your computer’s hard disk and you want to change the logs then you can also do so if your Android phone have editing apps installed on it. Moreover regular functions such as Deleting or opening can be performed easily. Do you know what is amazing thing? The best and amazing thing is you can also stream video from your Android phone which are physically stored on your Computer’s Hard Disk.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

This method will work if your android and windows PC are on the same Wi-Fi network. By this method, you can transfer files and media between your computer and smartphone wirelessly at a high transfer rate and can also open and use the media files present on your computer. To do this just follows the following steps:-

Click on the network icon on the lower right corner of the screen and click on Open Network and Sharing center option. If this shortcut is not available on your computer for any reason then open Control panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

On the left menu panel click on Change advance sharing settings option.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

In the Advance Sharing Setting window turn on all the public sharing options like below picture. After enabling the sharing options click on Save Changes button.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

Open your My Computer, right click on the drive which you want to share with  your smartphone and then select Properties from the menu. Under the Sharing tab click on the Advance Settings button.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

In the Advance Sharing menu, tick the Share this folder option after that click the Apply and then OK button. Now your drive is ready to share with another device on your local Wi-Fi network.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

Now head toward your Android device and install the ES File Explorer app on it. After installing launch the app. In the top left corner of the ES File Explorer click on the main menu (3 bars). The scroll that down and find the LAN option and scan for your computer. You will find your computer there.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

After you have found your computer in the above step, select your computer and tap on it. ES File Explore will ask for the Password and Username. There enter the name of your PC in the Username field and the password which you use your PC in the Password field.

How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android

When you have successfully entered the username and the password, you will see all your drives there. You have the full access to all of your files and folders you can transfer the files between your smartphone and computer easily at a relatively high speed.

This all was about, How To Access Computer (PC) Hard Drive From Android. By this method you can easily access all kind of files from your Android and can transfer the files between the smartphone and PC easily, morever you can also stream you media files from your computer on your Android without any kind of buffering. I hope that you have enjoyed the article and can transfer and access files between your PC and Android.

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Published on: 3/21/16, 12:39 PM
Last Update: 15/7/2016

Hi. This is Faizan Gul. I am an Engineering Student and tech enthusiast. I love to practice new things and then write about them. In this blog, i would be writing about how to tech guides, tricks and tips and Tech Gadgets Reviews.

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