PARIS, April 19 (Benin News/EP) –
The latest version of Google Play Services is testing a new Nearby Sharing mode that allows users to share files with all their devices linked to the same account without needing prior confirmation.
Google Nearby Share is a feature found in Google’s operating systems. android there ChromeOS, which allows the transfer of files by WiFi and Bluetooth, as well as the transfer of information. AirDrop on devices Apple. Now, you can get an upgrade that allows users to share files between all their devices.
The new Nearby Share feature has been dubbed. “Self Share”.. It hasn’t been deployed yet, but it’s already present in the latest version of Google Play Services, and has been in testing since early January, as Dinsan Francis reported on Chromestory after accessing the code present in Chromium Gerrit.
Nearby Share’s “self-sharing” mode will allow you to quickly share files with other devices logged into the same Google account without having to approve the sharing. From what I can see, this feature hasn’t been rolled out yet, but it’s present in the latest version of Google Play Services. pic.twitter.com/wdtxoiE2oz
— Mishaal Rahman (@MishaalRahman) April 19, 2022
The editor of Esper.io, Mishaal Rahmanrecently posted on his Twitter account an image of this new feature included in Nearby Share. This feature allows file sharing between all devices linked to the same account and without the need for prior confirmation in order to speed up the process, as AirDrop already does for devices using the same Apple ID.
Currently, Google users must confirm the transfer files on the device that should receive them. Besides files, Nearby Share also allows transferring apps from one user to another, as well as WiFi network credentials.