In the network appeared the details about the latest software development Samsung with the speaker called Quick Share is a feature for simple and secure information sharing for smartphones and tablets Galaxy similar to Apple’s AirDrop.
Judging by the description, similar to Apple’s AirDrop, and new functionality from Vivo, Oppo and Xiaomi work Samsung Quick Share is tied to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi P2P (Peer to Peer). The first is used for quick pairing, and the second — directly to transfer data. Connection, with high probability, be protected by a firewall, and files during transmission will be encrypted. Other existing solutions use only Bluetooth or a combination of Bluetooth and NFC, but Wi-Fi definitely wins because it allows you to transfer files farther and faster, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to itc.ua.
Enthusiasts community XDA Developers got the APK file FOR Quick Share from someone with access to Galaxy S20+. They were able to install the app on Galaxy Note 10+, but file transfer didn’t work, which is not surprising considering that this particular APK is not designed for this model.
Work Quick Share will be the same as other similar technologies exchange data with devices nearby. To prevent accidental connections Samsung has provided an appropriate mechanism. After activation will be accepted only requests from users Samsung Social from the contacts list, the rest will be blocked automatically.
At the same time, Samsung Quick Share will offer more features compared to AirDrop. You can temporarily upload files to Samsung Cloud with your smartphone or tablet to transfer them to other compatible devices, like smart TVs. In the case of Samsung, which is one of the largest manufacturers of TVs, this is a very useful feature.
It is obvious that Samsung is going to launch a Quick Share together with a series of Galaxy S20 in the next month. At the same time, most likely, eventually this function will get and other Galaxy devices may update One UI 2.1.