At times, we need to transfer files, photos, music, or such stuff between our phone and computer and that is an easy process. But things become difficult if you are trying to transfer files between Mac/MacBook and an Android device because Mac does not easily detect an Android device connected to it. It means that if you’re trying to transfer data between your Android phone and Mac or MacBook then you are going to need some certain tools. In this article, we are going to discuss the solutions you can use if you ever need to transfer data between these two different operating systems. Let’s scroll down and look at these tools.
Dr.Fone – Phone Manager
Dr.Fone – Phone Manager is an amazing software that makes it very easy to transfer files including photos, contacts, SMS, and music between your Android device and a Mac system. It also allows you to transfer files between Android and iTunes. Apart from file transfer between Android and Mac systems, this software can also be used to transfer videos, photos, messages, apps, etc. between two Android devices. This software also enables you to manage data such as adding or deleting in your Android device, from a Mac system. This software is available for all the major operating systems.
An SD card is a popular tool to transfer data from your Android device to Mac systems or vice-versa. It is easy and simple to use also. You can store the data you want to transfer in your SD card and then mount it on the target device. You can then copy and paste the stored data in the SD card in your device. Just make sure that you keep the files according to the format supported by the target device.
Android File Transfer
Since it is developed by Google, Android File Transfer can be seen as the most reliable software for transferring files between Mac and Android. For the Android devices, it works on those devices which are running on or above 3.0 version of Android, and for Mac systems, it should be Max OS X 10.5 or above to make it work. You can install this software on Mac by downloading the DMG file. This software is available for free and easy and simple to use.
AirDroid is one of the unique software packages that allow you to transfer files between Android and Mac, through Wi-Fi. This software also enables you to manage your Android device from any computer. It can be used on Windows PC, Mac computer, and the web browser.
Samsung Smart Switch
Samsung Smart Switch is developed by Samsung which allows you to store data of your Samsung smartphone on computers wirelessly which includes Mac systems also. This smart app will also allow you to store data in your Samsung device from an iOS device or iCloud. The process of transferring data with Samsung Smart Switch is seamless, smooth, and fast and can be done in a few clicks only.
Samsung Kies for Mac
Samsung Kies for Mac is another offering by Samsung to transfer files between Mac and Android. Like Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Kies for Mac also works between Samsung and Mac devices only. You can store and backup data such as contacts and calendars from your Mac system and also synchronize it to your Samsung device. This is not a mobile app and can be downloaded for your Mac device only.
This app is for you if you are using an Android device which is manufactured by LG. You won’t be able to install it on any other device and it comes pre-installed in LG devices. You can install this software in your Mac system and then it will be very easy to transfer data between your LG Android device and Mac system with LG AirDrive. You will be able to do the transfer wirelessly and it can also be used to manage, backup, or update your device.
Google Drive is a popular cloud storage service developed by Google and it can be also used as a file transferring tool between your Android device and Mac systems. You can store your data which you want to transfer to the Mac system, on Google Drive. After you are done storing your data on Drive, all you have to do is to access the drive from your target device and you will be able to access it. Your data will also stay safe and protected if stored on Google Drive.
Dropbox is another cloud service that will allow your data to be transferred between your Android device and Mac System. You can upload your data on this cloud storage and you will be able to access it anywhere from any device. This service is free to use.
There are multiple ways to transfer data between Android and Mac. In this article, we have listed the top tools and easy ways to transfer data between these two different operating systems. You can pick any option which suits your needs best.
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