Thursday, 19 June 2014

How to transfer photos and videos from iOS(iPhone, iPad, iPod) to any device(Android, Windows, Mac)

In order to send files from iOS device to any other device, you require following  things setup

1. A wi-fi network
2. AirHive app from appstore
3. Any Web Browser in the recipient device

Whatever you want to send to other device should be in the Photos app of iOS device. If you have a video that you want to send, then you have to open it in the Photos app. If direct open is not present then, you can open it in iMovies app and then export it into Photos app. If that is set up then, follows the following steps

1. Open AirHive app and select the files to send.

2. Then click on the AirHive icon, so that it turns green.

3. After the icon turns green, it will give the ip address.

4. Enter that address in the recipient device's web browser.

5. Files will be downloaded as a zip file. Extract the file and there you go.

6. If you are using android, then you extract the file using Androzip app from google play store.

This technique works only for photos and videos to be send from the iOS device.


  1. You may refer to this step by step guide, it's about how to transfer files between iPhone and Android Phones. You just need to connect your two phones to computer with the USB cables, then you can drag and drop the files between your phones. This tutorials works for file type including Contacts, Photos, Videos, Messages, Apps, Music and Notes, hope it helps you.

    1. What if, you don't have a computer. The point of this blog to send files directly between the devices, no other device required. By the way, people don't carry laptop all the time.

  2. Nice Article, This information is so useful for iPhone users.