Simply Tap "Add Location" on the home screen and follow the setup.
If you are having difficulty connecting click one of the links below to see our step by step instructions on how to get connected:
Add your Favorite files, folder or server locations to the top of the Home Screen, speeding up your workflow. Drag Favorites to re-order them.
Easily switch between Tabs to speed up your workflow. Simply copy files from one tab to another.
Create a new Tab by tapping the "+" icon next to the first Tab and navigate to any of your storage locations.
You can even drag and drop files between your open Tabs.
Tap the Recent icon which displays folders that you have recently interacted with.
To create the split view drag a Tab to the far right of the screen. Now you have 2 instances of FileBrowser for Education, and can easily browse and drag and drop files between them.
Press and hold a file, then drag the file into either another windows or tab.
Tap "Select" in the top right corner, now you are in multi-selection mode and can select many files and folders. Double tap to select a range of files. Then drag one of the selected files into either a new window or tab. See the Multi-select section.
If you drag files to somewhere on the same location you will move the files.
If you drag files to another location the files will be copied.
Single column showing file details.
Grid of icons or image thumbnails.
Two or three columns showing file details.
Large preview, with menu off to the side.
In Grid and List view use pinch to zoom the thumbnails, this can also be done via the slider in the sort menu.
Sort by one of the options below in either ascending or descending order, you can also sort by folders first.
This can be accessed via the file actions menu to the right of your files.
This displays a popup showing a summary of file & folder size and content categories.
This views files using an alternate viewer. Tapping the share button in this mode allows you to print your document.
This opens files using the annotator viewer. Tapping the share button in this mode allows you to print your document.
Open a file into another editing app, your changes will be saved back to its location.
Open the file and treat it as containing only text.
Copy a file.
Move a file to selected folder.
Make a duplicate of the current file.
Rename the file or bulk rename multiple files.
Delete a file or folder.
Share your file to another app.
Export a file to a folder of another app.Export Folders into another app
Attach a file to an Email.
Create a Zip file of the selected folder.
Convert an Image into a PDF file.
Add a music track to the now playing list.
Queue a movie file to play on a Chromecast device.
Stream video files to a third party app such as VLC or GoodPlayer, or set your default streaming app from FileBrowser for Education.
Create a UNC path link or a FileBrowser for Education URL which can be used to launch FileBrowser for Education in iOS.
Create file links that you can email or paste into a folder.
Create a phrase to Bookmark a folder, and simply repeat this phase to Siri, FileBrowser for Education will open, connect and navigate to your chosen folder.
Add the current folder to the favorites section on the homepage.
Easily export your files to your iCloud Drive or another apps shared folder using the steps below:
Tap "Export" from the file menu icon and the iOS document picker will appear.
Select your iCloud Drive or another apps shared storage location to export the files to that location.
Click the "Select" button on the top toolbar or press and hold a file or a folder to enter multi select mode.
Then select the files and or folders you want.You can also select groups of files by tapping the first file then double tapping the last file, all files in between become selected.
Then tap copy or tap the toolbar to access more options such as Move, Delete, Share, Create Zip and Rename.
Navigate to where you want your files or folders to be copied / moved and tap link in the top right corner "Paste X files here...".
Tap to view an image fullscreen.
Swipe left and right to navigate the images, tap the tick in the top toolbar on images you would like to select.
Tap Done, all the images you selected are now shown.
Now use the context menu to select one of the many actions such as Copy / Move / Rename or Delete.
Browse your documents on servers or in the cloud with FileBrowser for Education and within 2 taps you can be editing your documents in Word (Excel & Powerpoint too). When you exit, all your changes are saved back to the server or cloud.How to Edit Documents from FileBrowser for Education
FileBrowser for Education integrates with the iOS Files app, providing access to all your documents no matter whether they are in the cloud or on personal computers.iOS Files app integration
Easily read ePub files with FileBrowser for Education, change the theme, font and font sizes, you can even bookmark your page.
FileBrowser for Education features advanced iOS bulk rename tools, just like you would find on a desktop.
Replace text in filenames in bulk with our simple guide.
Rename Photos with the Date you took the photograph with our simple guide.
Navigate to the location or folder you want to search, then tap the search icon on the bottom toolbar.
Type in the box at the top of the screen.
Tap search on the keyboard and you will be asked if you want to search this folder only or all sub folders.
To enable Search while typing turn it on:
Tap "Folder Search"
Enable "Search While Typing"
Easily Import files from your iCloud Drive or another apps shared folder, such as FireFox's Downloads folder using the steps below:
In the folder you want to Import the file into, tap Import from the toolbar menu icon and the iOS document picker will appear.
Select the file you wish to Import from your iCloud Drive or another apps shared folder and it will be copied to the current folder.
Bookmarks are a great feature of FileBrowser for Education. You can use them in two ways: Folder Bookmarks & Document Bookmarks.
If you have folders on your computer that you use all the time such as My Documents, Photo Library or Movies, add a bookmark to them. These will become your shortcuts and save you time navigating through folders to get to where you want.
Tap the Bookmark icon and tap the + icon.
You can give it a more memorable name and tap add.
Tap the Bookmark icon and your existing Bookmarks are listed.
Just tap one and FileBrowser for Education will connect and browse to the Bookmarked folder.
If you are reading a long PDF, whether it's a book or a presentation or a legal document, add a bookmark. When you tap that bookmark, FileBrowser for Education will remember the location in the file and open it where you left off.
From this page you can add a Bookmark:
Tap the Bookmark icon in the toolbar
Then tap '+', for rapid navigation to this file next time.
The Siri keyword "this" will associate FileBrowser for Education's current document or Folder with the Siri reminder.
For example simply navigate to a folder or file and say "Siri remind me of this tonight" or "Siri remind me of this when I get home" and Siri will create a reminder linked to FileBrowser for Education's current folder or document.
Annotate your PDFs and Images to make comments, highlight text and use the drawing tools. FileBrowser for Education offers full support for Apple Pencil to make drawing and writing easier on iPad Pro. Once you have finished annotating your document or image FileBrowser for Education will save the new file and keep the original as a backup.
To stream your images to a Chromecast device, view your image full screen and press the Airplay icon on the toolbar and select your Chromecast device.
If you have Apple TV or AirPlay™ enabled media server such as KODI, use FileBrowser for Education to relay your Images to your big screen. View your image full screen and press the AirPlay icon on the toolbar and select your device.
Display your image properties (EXIF data) such as dimensions, color mode, latitude, camera model etc.
Annotate your images with markers or text tools, then you can save it as a new file.
Share your file via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or iMessage etc.
Send your image to an AirPrint device.
Attach document or image to an Email, if you have a large image you will be given the option to send a smaller version of the image.
Refresh the current view.
You now have access to the photos synced to your iPad or iPhone from iPhoto. Clicking the "Photo Library" heading in the left hand column will allow you to browse the built-in iOS Photo Library.
You can turn off access to the iOS Photo Library in FileBrowser for Education via your MDM.
You can select multiple images in the image view by tapping the Tick button on each image. Selecting them turns the tick blue like the screenshot. When you have finished you will be returned to the folder view in edit mode where you can choose to copy or delete those images.
When in the image viewer, a double tap will set the zoom level to 1 image pixel to 1px on the iPad / iPhone.
Simply tap the Movie file you want to play and it will auto start, tap the center of the screen to pause the video. Once paused you can tap anywhere on the screen to bring up the additional controls.
All video file formats supported by the iPad / iPhone can be streamed. FileBrowser for Education also supports HD content if your WiFi network is fast enough.
FileBrowser for Education can play most music file types including Hi-Res FLAC. Featuring several play modes including:
Play selected track and the remaining ones in the folder.
Selecting a track from a folder queues and plays it once.
Play selected track and all others in the folder continuously.
Play selected track and others in the folder randomly.
You can play queue tracks to play by pressing the context menu on a track and select "Queue Audio". This will place it in the now playing queue.
Re-order queued tracks, Simply tap edit, then drag the tracks into the order you want and tap "done".
For Chromecast or AirPlay devices, tap the icon in the music player and select your device from the list.
Use FileBrowser for Education's QR Code scanner to make it easy for students to find their class or personal folder. Create QR codes with the app to print in worksheets or on wall displays so that students can scan them to open specific folders or documents.
Simply tap the Toolbar menu and select "Create a folder link".
Then choose "Copy QR Code to Clipboard"
Paste your QR Code into an email, document or use "Paste iOS clipboard" to save the code directly to a folder.
Use the camera to read a QR Code and jump to a folder.
Simply tap the Bookmarks Icon.
Tap the QR Code icon and scan your QR Code and tap Use.