Huawei Share

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Huawei Share

Huawei Share is a wireless sharing technology that allows you to quickly transfer images, videos, documents, and other types of files between devices. This technology uses Bluetooth to discover nearby devices that supports Huawei Share and Wi-Fi Direct to transfer files without using mobile data.

Enable or Disable Huawei Share

You can enable or disable Huawei Share in either of the following ways:
  • Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel, swipe down on it again to show all shortcuts, then turn on or turn off Huawei Share. You can also touch and hold Huawei Share to access its settings screen.

  • Go to Settings > More connections > Huawei Share to enable or disable Huawei Share.

Quickly Share Files Between Phones with Huawei Share

You can use Huawei Share to quickly share files between Huawei phones. The recipient can preview the files before they are sent, then view the full content of the files once they have been received. For example, the recipient can view received pictures or videos in Gallery.



  1. On the receiving device, enable Huawei Share.

  2. On the sending device, touch and hold to select a file or album you want to share, then touch . Touch Huawei Share, then touch the icon of the receiving device to send the file.

    These steps may be different if you are sharing files directly from an app.

  3. On the receiving device, touch ACCEPT to accept the transfer.

Other methods:
  1. On the receiving device, enable Huawei Share.

  2. On the sending device, touch and hold to select a file or album you want to share, then touch . Touch Huawei Share, then touch the icon of the receiving device to send the file.

    These steps may be different if you are sharing files directly from an app.

  3. On the receiving device, touch Accept to accept the transfer.

To view the received files, open Files, touch the Categories tab, then go to Internal storage > Huawei Share.

You can also view the received images or videos by going to Gallery > Albums > Huawei Share.

Share Files Between Your Phone and Computer with Huawei Share

You can use Huawei Share to easily share files wirelessly between your phone and a computer (Windows or macOS).



  1. Make sure your phone and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  2. On your phone, enter the Huawei Share settings and enable Huawei Share and Computer share.

  3. Make a note of the name displayed next to Name shown on computers, as well as the user name and password under Verification on computers.

  4. Perform the following operations on a Windows-based computer (desktop or laptop) or a macOS-based computer (laptop):
    • Windows: Go to This PC (Computer) > Network on the computer.

    • macOS: Go to Finder > Go > Network on the computer.

      Currently, this feature is only available on Macs running macOS 10.8 to 10.14.

  5. On your computer, double-click the name of your phone and enter the user name and password previously noted down.

  6. Open a shared folder on your phone, such as the Internal storage or Album folder to view, edit, or copy files from your phone to your computer or vice versa.

    Changes made to files in the shared folders on your computer will be automatically synced to your phone and vice versa.

One-Touch Printing with Huawei Share

When a printer that supports Huawei Share is nearby, you can use Huawei Share to find the printer and print out pictures or PDF files stored on your phone.



  1. Depending on the type of printer, ensure the following:
    • Wi-Fi capable printers: The printer must be powered on and connected to the same network as your phone.

    • WiFi Direct capable printers: The printer must be powered on and have enabled WiFi Direct.

    • Bluetooth capable printers: The printer must be powered on and discoverable via Bluetooth.

  2. On your phone, preview the file to be printed, then go to Share > Huawei Share.

  3. Once the printer has been discovered, touch its name on your phone, and adjust the settings on the preview screen. Then touch PRINT to print.

    If you are connecting a Bluetooth printer to your phone for the first time, find the printer on your phone, touch the printer name, then press and hold the Power button on the printer for about 1 second to confirm the connection.

For a list of supported printers, touch Help on the Huawei Share sharing screen, select Printers, then touch What printers are supported?.

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