How to transfer files and folders (Data) from one computer to another using TeamViewer

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This article is all about how to transfer files and folders (Data) from one computer to another using TeamViewer software. This is the easiest way to transfer data between two devices. In this tutorial, we will learn about TeamViewer software like how TeamViewer works, why we use TeamViewer and uses of TeamViewer software in different kind of works such as video chatting, remote access of another computer, file transferring etc. Generally, we use TeamViewer for remote access to other computers but it also provides many of features to us. But the best part of this software is that it is free of cost and it is available for all the platforms no matter what you use like Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Android also.

By using this software you can also be able to transfer files from your friend to yours no matter where he lives in another city or town. There are lots of tools available out there, but many of those Softwares required some extra service or tools and some are too complicated to understand and some may also require a monthly subscription. So we use TeamViewer for this purpose because it is free of cost software for all the platforms. So let’s start here how to transfer files from one computer to another using TeamViewer software.

Also Read: How to recover your deleted data on your computer in windows

Note: – Always remember that TeamViewer should be active in both the computer’s (receiver and sender) for the entire duration of file time.

1. First of all, download TeamViewer software on your system no matter which platform you use such as Windows, Linux, Macintosh then install it on your system. This software is totally free of cost and easily available on the internet for all the operating systems.

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2. After installing TeamViewer software on your system you need to launch or open the TeamViewer software on your computer to proceed.

3. After that, you need to create an account or sign up for TeamViewer Software. In TeamViewer creating an account is totally free(for personal usages). Now after that sign in into the TeamViewer software to proceed.

4. After that, you will connect your system to the other Computer (remote PC) which you want to control remotely. For which you should have other computers ID and password.

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5. Now you will enter remote computer’s ID in the partner ID box. After that, you will choose one option from the below-given options.

6. There is two option below the partner ID box Remote control and file transfer.

File Transfer option will use to transfer file from one Computer to Another Computer

Remote control option will be used to take the control of another computer in your hand.

7. Here you will choose file transfer option to transfer a file from one computer to another computer.

8. Now after that, you will click on the connect to partner option from your screen to proceed.

9. After clicking on connect to partner button, it will be asked you for the remote computer’s TeamViewer password, so now enter the password and then click on the Log On option to proceed.

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10. Now you are connected to the remote computer. It will automatically be redirected you to the file explorer for transfer file from one system to another system. Here you saw that the window will show local computer’s directory as well as remote computer’s directory on your system’s screen.

11. After that, you will select all those files which you want to transfer to the remote computer from your system.

12. After that, you will need to select the destination folder on the remote computer’s directory from your screen. You can also select the existing folder or you can create a new folder in the destination directory.

13. After selecting the files and folders which you want to share from your computer to other remote computers. Now easily click on the send option to transfer files from your computer.

14. After clicking on send button you saw that a pop-up screen will be opened on your system’s screen in which you can see that data transferring process. It will take few minutes to transfer data from your system to another system.


This was the whole process of transferring data from one PC to another via TeamViewer. This is the best and simple method to transfer data from one system to another system. You don’t put extra effort to perform this task you can do it by only TeamViewer setup on your system. If you have any queries related to this simply solved out through the comment section and also provide feedback to us because your feedback is valuable for us.

1 thought on “How to transfer files and folders (Data) from one computer to another using TeamViewer

  1. Hey, apart from Teamviewer have you guys used other tools like logmein, R-HUB remote support servers for file transfers and easy accessing remote computers>? If not try it now.

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