AirDroid 3 is out, access your Android smartphone from your desktop

Want to access your Android-powered smartphone from your desktop? There's an app for that: AirDroid 3.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Dec 4 2014 9:27 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:12 PM CST

If you've been using AirDroid: great, if not, you might want to check it out. AirDroid 3 is now out, a piece of software that allows you to access, and use your Android-powered devices from your desktop.

Sand Studio has announced that it has released AirDroid 3, its latest and greatest update to AirDroid that has one very big new trick up its sleeve: a native app. AirDroid can still be used from your web browser, but with a native application out now, you have a big choice. There are some features that you should know about, which might swing your decision-making process:

  • Files: Transfer between a computer and an Android device.
  • SMS: Receive and reply to SMS.
  • Notification mirroring: Android app notifications are pushed to the desktop in real-time.
  • Calls: Get incoming call alerts and reject calls with a message.
  • Contacts: Manage contacts.
  • Air Mirror (mirrors an Android device's display so any app can be used on a computer)
Right now it seems the desktop app isn't working for some, myself included, throwing up errors whenever I go to sign in. There are countless people on AirDroid's Google+ page complaining about it, so I'm not alone it seems.
AirDroid 3 is out, access your Android smartphone from your desktop | TweakTown.com
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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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