Best Alternative to Android File Transfer for Mac

Want to transfer some important files between Android and Mac computer but the Android Files Transfer is not working? Here in this article we’ll show you the best alternative to Android File Transfer for Mac.

By Abby Walsh | Posted: Apr. 08, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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For Windows users, it’s quite simple to transfer data between Android and Windows computer and all you need is plugging your Android device to Windows computer via a USB cable. However, it’s always a hard task when it comes to transferring data from Android to Mac and vice versa, so Android team has developed an Android transfer tool called Android File Transfer.

But recently there are growing number of users complaining that Android File Transfer is not so convenient and flexible due to its limited features and functions. So many users are searching for an alternative to replace the Android File Transfer, and here we’d like to introduce an impressive alternative to Android File Transfer.

Also Read: Top 5 Android File Transfer for Mac/Windows >

Part 1. The Tool You’ll Need – AnyTrans for Android

Designed as a professional Android data-managing tool, AnyTrans for Android is fully capable of transferring files between Android device and Mac/Windows computer. Check some main features below:

  1. Supports transferring all files from Android to Mac/PC with one click, and also supports selecting the single data type to transfer.
  2. Compatible with both Windows and Mac computer, and woks well on most common Android devices like Samsung, HTC, LG, Google, Motorola, Lenovo and etc.
  3. Supports all types of Android data like photos, music, messages, movies, ringtones, contacts, calendar, apps, books and more.
  4. Also supports transferring data from iOS device to Android device without any hassle, which makes it quite flexible to move files between iOS and Android.

Part 2. How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac in 1-Click

Step 1 Download and install AnyTrans for Android to your Mac computer > connect your Android device > click Content to Mac.

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How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac in 1-Click – Step 1

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac in 1-Click – Step 1

Step 2 Then all data types on Android will show up and selected by default. Unselect what you don’t want > Choose the Export Path > Click the right arrow to begin transferring data from Android to Mac.

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac in 1-Click – Step 2

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac in 1-Click – Step 2

Part 3. How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively

Step 1 Download and install AnyTrans for Android to your Mac computer and then connect your Android device via a USB cable.

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How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 1

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 1

Step 2 Scroll down to the category page > all data types will be displayed > choose the data type you want to transfer. Here we take contacts as an example.

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 2

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 2

Step 3 Select the contacts you want to transfer to Mac > Choose Settings button for data saving format and the export path > click To Mac button to start.

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 3

How to Transfer Data from Android to Mac Selectively – Step 3

The Bottom Line

Isn’t it the best alternative to Android File Transfer? AnyTrans for Android can transfer your Android data to Mac in a whole and selective way. What’s more, you can also import data from Mac to Android with ease. Just get it to your computer and have a free trial >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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