SHAREit version 1.4 lets you share files over Windows Phone hotspots

SHAREit is a file sharing app for Windows Phone that has just been bumped to version 1.4. This latest release introduces some handy features for those who wish to quickly share files between devices, but don't have an active cellular or Wi-Fi connection. It's now possible to share files over a hotspot created by a Windows Phone.

As well as hotspot support, the new release also comes with a new inbox features to really let you know what you receive and improved performance. Here's the full changelog from the store listing:

  • Add "inbox" to help you looking up what you got.
  • Add "Pictures wall" to provide you more picture.
  • Support transmission via hotspot that created by Windows Phone device.
  • Support set a custom storage path.
  • Improved performance
  • Fix bugs.


It's a solid update to an app that's worth downloading should you require such a solution. Check the Store for updates, or click the link below to download the app and let us know how you get on in the comments.


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Rich Edmonds
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.