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Android to Windows Networking
« on: October 30, 2014, 05:01:57 PM »
How do I connect my android phone (4.4.2) to a windows 7 network? I have an app called "Network places" which shows me the computers on my network but I have to enter a username, password & domain. I know my workgroup password and I'm assuming that the domain is my workgroup name but what would the username be? Do I need to change some settings in windows?
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Re: Android to Windows Networking
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014, 05:12:55 PM »
Good question.
There are are about four ways to share photos and some documents between Android and WIndows.
A. Using a cloud service such as Google drive or i Cloud
B. Using Bluetooth. which is a little slow for large files.
C. Transfer files with a micro SD card.
D An app (application) made for the job. Search the Google play store for something suitable. I have yet to find one myself. Here is maybe one:
Samba File sharing for Android
Let me know it works for you.