1.2. How to transfer files to and from computer wirelessly via Wi-Fi Drive

With Documents by Readdle you can easily download or upload documents via local Wi-Fi connection directly to or from any computer. For this:

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi Drive;
  2. Turn On 'Enable Drive' toggle;
  3. Check IP address at the bottom of a page;
  4. Open your Web browser on the desktop and type the URL http:// (for example "http://192.168.1.1") in the address bar;
  5. Confirm the connection in Documents;
  6. You will see the list of your documents in the Web browser. To download a file, simply click on it. To upload files, click the Upload buttons at the bottom.

Please note: you can upload/ download one file at a time using the Web browser. If you would like to upload/ download multiple files/ folder, please mount your WebDAV resource (Documents app) as a network drive on your Mac/ PC.

                                 

To gain access to Documents files on Mac OS X, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click on Finder icon;
  2. Select Connect to Server option in the Go menu. You can use ⌘K shortcut as well;
  3. Type " http://" and Documents server's IP address and port (for example, http://192.168.5.96). This information is displayed in Wi-Fi Drive tab of Documents settings and on top of the Services tab on your iPhone
  4. Press Connect button. You can also add a server to Favourite Servers list.

As a result you should get Shared Disk mounted on your Mac. You can enable Connected servers settings in Finder Preferences -> General to show it on the Desktop. Please note, your device may change its IP address inside Wi-Fi network. In this case you need to reconnect to Wi-Fi Drive again using the new IP address.  

To connect to Documents from your Windows machine, please follow the steps outlined in Documents app > Settings > Wi-Fi Drive > Wi-Fi Drive Help section. 

As an alternative, you can use Cyberduck app:

  1. Download and install Cyberduck - http://cyberduck.en.softonic.com
  2. Open PDF Expert on your device
  3. Go to Network and tap Wi-Fi sign to check its IP address
  4. Click Open Connection in Cyberduck
  5. Select WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning)
  6. Switch off Anonymous Login and type in your IP address, login and password

After that, you'll be able to download and upload any files from or to Documents 5 app.   

 

 

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