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The Future of File Sharing on Android: Integration of Nearby Share and Quick Share

Summary

There are indications of a potential merging of file-sharing functions in the latest version of the Google Play Services application. This update suggests that the Android file-sharing feature may be renamed to Quick Share, similar to Samsung’s option. This hints […]

Najnovija verzija Google Play Services aplikacije sugeriše spajanje funkcija za deljenje datoteka

There are indications of a potential merging of file-sharing functions in the latest version of the Google Play Services application. This update suggests that the Android file-sharing feature may be renamed to Quick Share, similar to Samsung’s option. This hints at a possible integration of these two functions, providing enhancements to the Android service Nearby Share that would be available to all Android-operated phones.

The Best File Sharing Option for Android Phones

While there are numerous ways to share files between Android phones, the best option is one that is readily available on both the sender’s and receiver’s devices. Every Android phone with pre-installed Google applications has access to Nearby Share, a file-sharing service that also works for Windows OS. However, Samsung users have an additional option called Quick Share, which is exclusive to Samsung devices. Quick Share has unique features not found in Google’s offerings, making it popular among Samsung users.

Indications of Possible Function Merging

Developer and renowned Pixel insider Camilla Wojciechowska has obtained the new version of the Google Play Services application, which suggests a possible merging of file-sharing functions. Although it currently seems that Google and Samsung are working on making Nearby Share and Quick Share compatible with each other, the merging of these functions could potentially bring additional enhancements in the form of unique Samsung features. This would result in an improved user experience for all Android users, with Samsung device owners no longer needing to choose between two apps serving the same purpose.

However, neither company has officially commented on the possible merging of these functions, so we may learn more at future tech events.

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