Sometimes we need to transfer files from our Android into the Mac or vice versa. Mac and Android are two different platforms so transferring files among these cross-platform could be a hassle job. In many cases, it feels better to use the same platform instead of using different. Have you encountered such a situation ever? If then how did you face the situation? What solutions did you implement? Let us know about your experience. Type it into the comment box below.

In this article, we are going to discuss some of the methods that will help us transferring files from android to mac. If you face such problems then you can try anyone method out of listed methods below. Let’s discuss.

Method One: Using Android File Transfer

Android File Transfer is one of the methods for transferring files between your Android Device and Mac. You have to download the app first in your mac to transfer the files. Follow these steps to use Android File Transfer in mac and transfer files to your Android device.

Download the Android File Transfer App.

The Initial step is to download Android File Transfer App. You can visit this link to download the app. Once the app is downloaded open AndroidFileTransfer.dmg. Then Download Android File Transfer to Applications.

Connect USB cable to your Mac.

Now you need to connect a USB cable to connect your android device to your Mac. Once the cable is connected open the Android File Transfer App. Double click on the app to open.

Browse Files and Folders.

App will display the Android root directory once the app will open. Now, Browse the files and folders on your Android device and copy these files to your Mac.

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Method Two: Using Google Service

Using google service is one of the methods for transferring your android files to your Mac. The advantage of using google service is that you don’t need any data cables to transfer files. The only thing you need is your Gmail address. All you need to do is logged into your device with the google account, upload the files into the google drive and download it. Follow these steps in order to transfer the files.

  1. Open Google Drive on your Android device, click on the “+” button and select “upload”.

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2. Open Google Drive on the mac, Browse the file, right-click on it and download.

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