AirDroid 2: How to use AirDroid without an account?

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AirDroid 2: How to use AirDroid without an account?

Visit the IP address displayed in your AirDroid, something like http://192.168.xx.xx:8888.

Prerequisites:
1. WiFi needs to be turned on on the Android device.
2. The Android device and computer need to be on the same network and the computer can reach the Android device using Ping.

How to use AirDroid without Wi-Fi or other network connection?
There are two ways to use AirDroid without an external network connection:

1. If the computer has Wi-Fi capability and the Android device supports Wi-Fi hotspot:

1) Create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android device. The detailed steps may vary for different devices, but should be similar this: Go to Settings > WIRELESS & NETWORKS > MORE > Tethering & portable hotspot and check the box next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. You can press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot to set a password for the hotspot if you need extra security.


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2) Connect your computer to the Android hotspot wireless network you just created. The hotspot name should be something like AndroidAP.

3) Open AirDroid on your device, go to Tools tab, and press Tethering. A new AirDroild url like “http://192.168.43.1:8888” will be displayed.


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4) Visit the full url above on your computer web browser to start using AirDroid.

2. If the computer doesn’t have Wi-Fi capability, or the Android doesn’t support Wi-Fi hotspot:


1) Connect your Android to your computer with a USB cable.


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2) Enable USB tethering. The detailed steps may vary for different devices, but should be similar: Go to Settings > WIRELESS & NETWORKS > MORE > Tethering & portable hotspot and check the box next to USB tethering.

3) Open AirDroid on your device, go to Tools tab, and press Tethering. A new AirDroild url like “http://192.168.42.129:8888” will be displayed.


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