How to Share Via WiFi Direct on Galaxy Devices


 

 

 

 

 

WiFi Direct is a default feature on most of the Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. It lets you share files with one or many other devices, connected to the same Wireless network.

To start sharing files via WiFi Direct, do as follows:

1. Open "Settings"

2. Make sure WiFi is enabled, then tap it

3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct button on the bottom right

4. The device starts scanning for nearby devices which are connected to the same WiFi network

5. Now, do the mentioned steps for the other device, so they can find each other

6. On the list of Available Devices, tap the name of the second device

7. Confirm the connection on the second device

8. Both devices are connected and the WiFi Direct icon appears on the notification bar (WiFi-Direct-Icon)

9. Now, browse in the file manager and select the item you would like to share, tap the Share icon, and select WiFi Direct

10. Select the device(s) to be shared, and then Sharing process starts

** To Disable and Disconnect WiFi Direct, go to Wi-Fi direct menu, and tap End Connection

WiFi Direct is a default feature on most of the Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. It lets you share files with one or many other devices, connected ...

2 comments
lostsumthing
lostsumthing

Does it only connect with samsung devices? Mine is not connecting to other brands.

androidwidgetcenter
androidwidgetcenter moderator

@lostsumthing

There shouldn't be any problem connecting to not-Samsung devices. What is the other device you are trying to connect to?

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