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Transfer your files from the computer to iPhone using SMB protocol

Got large files collection on your MAC or PC and want to access them from the iPhone or iPad? With our apps it’s very simple. Just connect your computer using SMB protocol. You can also transfer files wirelessly between the computer and iOS device using Wi-Fi Drive. First you need is enable SMB protocol on your computer. On your MAC open System Preferences -> Sharing.

  • Enable File Sharing service.

  • Add you music folder in “Shared Folders” section, add user and select permission level (Read & Write or Read Only).

  • You can select “Everyone:Read Only” for added music folder and simply connect that folder in Evermusic by tapping on it in “Available Shares” section.

  • Remember computer URL (smb://192.168.xx.xx) we will use it in next steps.

  • Tap “Options” and enable “Share files and folders using SMB”

  • Enable “Windows File Sharing” for available accounts.

If you have Windows PC:

  • Right click on music folder

  • Select “Properties”

  • Open tab “Sharing”

  • Click “Share…”

  • Choose people to share with and permission level

  • You can select “Everyone:Read” for selected music folder and simply connect that folder in Evermusic by tapping on it in “Available Shares” section.

  • Click “Done”

Click “Done” in “File Sharing” window and remember folder path.

Now open the app and navigate to the “Conect” Tab

If you see your computer in “Available devices” section and you selected “Anyone:Read Only” in previous step just tap on your computer and it will be connected automatically.

If this doesn’t happen you should add your computer manually:

  • Tap “Connect a cloud service”

  • Select “SMB” in “Connect a cloud service” screen

In “SMB” Connect screen:

  • Enter server URL with shared folder path. You may enter server name or server IP.

For Example:

smb://ameleshko.local/Music/ smb:// smb://

  • Enter Login and Password or leave these fields blank if you selected “Anyone:Read Only” in previous step

  • “WORKGROUP” field is optional and it should be used if you have Active Directory Domain

Once you connected your computer with SMB protocol it appears in the “Cloud services” section. Open connected service and navigate to the needed folder.

You can use the built-in file manager to edit your files.

P.S. You can also transfer your files from MAC/PC to iPhone with iTunes File Sharing as described here: How To play iTunes files on iPhone.

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