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Best app to access PC files FROM Android phone?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by finallygreen, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. finallygreen

    finallygreen New Member
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    Hello!

    Can someone recommend a good app for my new Evo that will allow me to access the files on my local PC with my phone via a wifi connection? I've looked quite a bit this morning, but most apps are set up to allow this only from the PC side of the chain...

    Thanks!
     

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  2. jalan94

    jalan94 Well-Known Member
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    Sugarsync is what I use and love it.
     
  3. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member
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    I use ES File Explorer - Android
    to access shares on my NAS over WiFi :)
    Windows PCs have the same SMB protocol, so the access to PC shares is the same.

    Harry
     
  4. Rokcet Scientist

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    Free for personal use Teamviewer! And not just over Wifi.
    Install the client app on your Evo, and the appropriate server app on your PC. Start up both, and away you go! Secure. No set up. It just works!
     
  5. markcoli

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    I am using FileReflex to share all my desktop files to android
     
  6. jj2me

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    Tonido.

    Also works PC-to-PC. Heard about this on the FLOSS (Free Libre Open Source Software) podcast. Works great.
     
  7. ForeverNewb

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    1 more vote for locally ES File Explorer
    The local/remote tabs make file transfers easy.

    Teamviewer is a great remote access program but unfortunatly I don't believe the android version has file transfer built in like the PC version does, only remote access.
     
  8. vosg

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    Ghost Commander supports SMB too.
     
  9. litebrite3

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    Sorry, posted in wrong thread. Session timed out, was in a reply and logged in and ended posting here, how weird. Nm. :) Oh BTY I use ES File Exp too.
     
  10. steiny180

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    Another vote for ES File Explorer ...
     
  11. codesplice

    codesplice Elite Recognized Moderator
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    This thread is circa 2011 - a lot of new options are out there. Anyone looking for this info on a current device would probably be better served by posting a new thread. :)

    Let me know if you have problems with the lock.



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