So, how many times when you connected your Android device to your computer and you faced problems in transferring files? Many times, right! So, now this problem will be a thing of past as an all new app has arrived to turn things simpler, with the help of an application called Awesome Drop you can drag all your apps from your computer to your device over the web which doesn’t even require the mounting of the device. This application is purely based on the cloud technology which gives the freedom from various errors which are generally encountered. This is a very convenient option as this doesn’t require one to sign up for a drop box account. All you need to do is to just open your Awesome drop app, enter the PIN which will be given to you and with a simple to use web interface, you can drag and drop the files which you want to transfer and then the transfer takes place very easily without any hiccups. Basically, Awesome Drop is a free app download for Android devices, and works on most of the browsers and can be easily downloaded from the Android Market Place.
Dragging and then dropping of the apps in the drop box syncs all the applications automatically with the device without needing you sign up or register for any service. So, with this you will not have to connect the device with the help of USB. But, you need to make sure that you have an HTML 5 ready browser on your computer like the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or even on Safari 5.
How to easily drag and drop the apps via Awesome drop:
- Firstly, you will need to visit http://labs.dashwire.com/drop and need to open the Awesome Drop on your Android device and then you need to enter the PIN shown in the browser which is shown in the browser itself.
- Now, you need to drag files in the green box which is shown above and need to insert the files in the “Drop Files Here” box in the browser itself and can see the files transferring into your phone as soon as you drop in the files in the section shown above.
Advantages of Awesome Drop
The main advantages of using these applications are that this doesn’t require any additional software downloads or logins which is sometimes a tedious job. Also, additionally it also removes the need of USB cables which was necessary for file transfers. This app works well with 3G or on WiFi.
Disadvantages of this application:
Sometimes, this application gives out error like Unsupported file formats but solves when the app is restarted and also most importantly this app doesn’t support IE. Both of these problems will hopefully be added in the next update.
All in all this app is an easy to use and is almost compatible with any Android device.