ES File Manager is the most popular Android file manager that can really empower our Android smartphones. For example, it can help us zip and unzip files on Android phone; it can help you change file extension on Android mobile phones, etc. Best of all, it is available for free download and use in Google Play store and other Android markets.
Except file management on Android devices, it also has the power and flexibility to share files and documents between various mobile phones, cloud servers, computers, FTP servers and so on. If you are on the go without internet connection, you can also use this file transfer tool to share files between Android phones. If the other user does not have ES file manager installed on his/her phone, this file manager and transfer even allow you to send the app itself to another phone without Wi-fi or internet connection.
How to send ES File Manager to another Android phone?
Run ES file manager on your mobile phone, find and tap to run Sender from its home screen, you can then see the Send and Receive buttons in blue, see below screenshot.
Below the Receive button, you can find a link titled ‘They didn’t install ES?‘ Tap on this link, you will open the ‘Share ES with friends‘ page with the detailed instructions to send the ES file manager app to other Android phones.
Step 1. Join Wi-Fi hotspot from the other phone
ES Sender will automatically setup the ES Sender Wi-Fi hotspot on your phone. You can invite your friends to turn on Wi-Fi on their devices and join your personal hotspot.
Step 2. Download and install ES file manager on other phone
Run any web browser app on other mobile phones, and enter the provided IP address in the browser, the file manager app will start downloading instantly. When the app has been downloaded, allow app installation from unknown source on Android, then the downloaded apk file can be installed on the Android phones.