If you are using Chrome for your browsing needs on Windows 10, an interesting new feature is coming to Google's service. Specifically, the company is adding the Nearby Sharing tool to Chrome on Windows.
Google has been working on branching the feature to Windows 10 for some time. It has been in development on Chrome for Android.
With this feature, users can share files and phones across devices more easily. It is worth noting the tool only works with other Google-connected products. In other words, you'll need to have either the company's Pixel smartphone or a Chromebook.
Still, if you do and want to check out Nearby Sharing in Chrome on Windows, follow these steps:
- Enable “Nearby Sharing” in Chrome and restart the browser.
- Unlock the device you want to share with an ensure Bluetooth is enable on Windows and the device.
- The receiving Pixel or Chromebook will also need to have Nearby Sharing enabled.
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