AirDroid is an intuitive program, designed to help you remotely control your Android device, straight from your desktop. The application requires a wireless connection between your Android phone or tablet and allows you to transfer files, view call list, even read messages and reply to incoming SMS.
Direct connection between your phone and desktop
AirDroid allows you to remotely control certain functions of your Android phone or tablet. File and folder transfer, for instance is supported and can be performed both PC to Android, as well as vice versa. You may view call list, missed calls, received SMS, even reply to short messages while typing from the physical keyboard.
AirDroid must be installed both on your computer and your Android phone, in order for the secure connection to be established. You can easily install AirDroid sister app on your phone, from Play Store. Moreover, you need to log in using a valid email address and password, then repeat the action when accessing AirDroid from the phone/tablet.
Remotely control your Android phone
Once the device is connected, you may view the phone’s content on the desktop. The software features AirMirror, a function which allows you to remotely control your Android phone/tablet, such as receive notifications on your desktop, reply to SMS or launch applications by clicking on the notifications.
The software features End-to-End encryption (E2EE) as a security measure for data protection or blocking interference from third parties. You may control several messaging applications and send messages straight from your desktop.
Moreover, you may enable the ‘Find my phone’ option, in order to locate your device on a map, to remotely erase confidential data, lock your phone or set it to play a sound. This feature is highly useful in case you misplace your Android phone.
Synchronize data and control your Android phone
AirDroid allows you establish a connection between your Android device and your computer, without a USB cable. The software facilitates data transfer between the phone and the desktop, as well as remote control of messages or applications. You may receive notifications in the system tray area regarding messages or phone apps and instantly manage them from your computer.
AirDroid allows you to access and manage your Android phone or tablet from Windows or the web, wirelessly, for free. Calls, SMS, and the app notifications you allowed, mirrored to the large computer screen you are focusing on.
Type with full physical keyboard and control with a mouse. Transfer things faster without looking for a cable. Control your Android from computer and use any apps on computer, like WhatsApp, WeChat, and Line. (root required for some devices)
Things you can do with AirDroid from computer: send and receive individual or group messages, transfer files between Android and computer from any network.
Other useful features include mirror phone notifications from any allowed apps to computer, complete control of Android, and use any apps, like WhatsApp, WeChat and Line.
You may view and edit all the contacts, transfer photos between Android and computer, play and manage music & videos on Android plus transfer them between Android and computer.
Set music as ringtone and export ringtones, view the real time screen of Android devices, take static screenshots, import and export .apk files, see through the lens of both front and back cameras. Moreover, you can share clipboard content between Android and computer.
AirDroid allows you to transfer up to 200 MB of data every 30 days. If you wish to unlock unlimited transfers, you can upgrade to the premium version.