Windows 10: Nearby Sharing

Discus and support Nearby Sharing in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have reviewed most of the older posts and their possible solutions about this problem but none have worked for me. I am posting the same problem in... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by paulbasel, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. paulbasel Win User

    Nearby Sharing


    I have reviewed most of the older posts and their possible solutions about this problem but none have worked for me. I am posting the same problem in the hope that someone has found a more recent solution. Here is my setup:

    • Both PC and Laptop running v.1903.
    • Both are on the same WiFi network.
    • Laptop connects to the network via WiFi
    • PC has both ethernet connection and WiFi enabled.
    • PC - Realtek Bluetooth 4.0
    • Laptop - Qualcomm Atheros 4.1
    • Both bluetooth radios supports Low Energy Central Role = true
    • Both set up for nearby sharing. "Everyone nearby" selected on both.
    • The two machines are about 4 meters apart.

    "Looking for nearby devices" fails in both directions. I would appreciate any help.

    :)
     
    paulbasel, Aug 9, 2019
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  2. perkinw Win User

    What's wrong with Nearby Sharing?


    I can't see any way to tell Nearby Sharing what kind of network to use (Bluetooth or WiFi). And I just can't turn BT off because I use a BT mouse.
     
    perkinw, Aug 9, 2019
    #2
  3. Nearby Sharing

    Hi,

    I'm Diego Rios, an Independent Advisor willing to help other Microsoft customers.

    You can try the following procedures in the links below:

    Open Settings >> Click on System >> Click on Share experiences >> Turn on the Nearby sharing toggle switch.

    Also, Check if is enable Nearby sharing using Action Center:

    Open Action Center (Windows key + A).

    In the Quick actions section, click the Nearby sharing button.

    Please let me know if this helped and works.

    Best Regards,

    Diego R.
     
    Diego Rios_06, Aug 9, 2019
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  4. MA_984 Win User

    Nearby Sharing

    Nearby Sharing

    Is it possible for me to check which files/pics I have shared via nearby sharing?

    Thanks
     
    MA_984, Aug 9, 2019
    #4
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