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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Peter123, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
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    I have a shared drive connected to the wireless router. All computers the b house can access it. How do I make it accessible my tablet?
    BTW,i have just received the tablet today...
    I also have Astro file manager and ES file manager the tablet, but now of these se the network drive.
    Help? Please?
    Peter
     

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  2. SysSec

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    install "AndSMB" app from the play google. it's perfect
     
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  3. Muqtar

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    Thanks for the tip, I had no idea that android supported smb
     
  4. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
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    Could you please explain in details how to fill out the fields of the andSMB? I AM LOST.
     
  5. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
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    I got it! I downloaded File Manager HD and installed the shared drive in 30 seconds. It even allowed to make a shortcut of the drive and its folders.
    Before I had no luck with ES Filemanages, neither with Astro, nor AndSMB...
    Peter
     
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