General

  • When you are a Mac user, the simplest way to share files and to connect your Mac is to use our Mac App
  • It can be downloaded from the Mac App Store
  • If you want to use SMB, please continue reading

1) Prepare Mac for connection 

  • Open “Systems preferences” app on your Mac
  • Select “Sharing”
  • In the left panel activate “File Sharing”
  • Under Shared Folders add a folder you wish to access by pressing the “+” sign
  • Press on options and make sure that “Share files and folders using SMB” is ticked
  • Then press done

2) Get the info you need from your Mac 

  • How to get computer name
  • Open “Systems preferences” app on your Mac
  • Select “Sharing”
  • Press on “Edit” in the top section called “Computer Name”
  • The name you see now is  name you need to type in when Type in the address in the field host on your iOS device
  • Get User Name
  • Press on “Option” button on the  right
  • In the middle your user name is shown to be used in the iOS app

3) Connect your iOS device  

  • Press on “Add connection…” on you home panel
  • Tap on “Mac (SMB)”
  • In the host field : Type your computer name as displayed under 2)
  • In the user field: Type your user name as displayed under 2)
  • In the password field: Type in the password you use when logging into your Mac
  • Press Connect at the top right
  • You should now be able to browse and view the files on your Mac