According to foreign media reports,Google has developed an airdrop like file sharing service for Android.Despite repeated leaks, the company has yet to announce its new local file sharing service. This has led many Android OEMs such as Samsung, oppo, oneplus, realm, Xiaomi and others to launch their own fast file sharing protocols. However, it seems that Google's file sharing service has a key advantage over other protocols, that is, it can run on PCs running Windows, Mac OS, Linux and even Chrome OS.
While Google's file-sharing service was originally called Fast Share, it was eventually renamed Nearby Share. later in the development process Some information recently submitted in the Chromium Gerrit shows that Nearby Share can run on all computers with Chrome installed. Now that the Nearby Share option has appeared on the chromebook, it further suggests that Google will use Chrome to bring nearby sharing functionality to Android devices.
The company plans to extend the feature to almost all Android devices in a short period of time through Google Play Services upgrades, according to reports. However, Google has not yet revealed when it will launch Nearby Share, because it appears to be still under development.