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Map real network drive on Android

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by kaneelschep, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. kaneelschep

    kaneelschep Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi all.

    I have been searching and searching. But I cant find it.
    Is there a way to map a network drive to an android phone.
    So it would act as a real network drive. To be shown and used sort of like an extra sd card.
    So it can read and write on it WITHOUT having to download the files first.
    Cause I know any file browser can do that ;) I have that already.
    But that is not a network drive.
    And also over the internet. Not just wifi. Webdav would be good.

    Thanks!
     


  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Onedrive installed on all devices...
     
  3. kaneelschep

    kaneelschep Lurker
    Thread Starter

    That has nothing to do with mapping a network drive.
    Besides. Onedrive sucks balls.
     
  4. kaneelschep

    kaneelschep Lurker
    Thread Starter

    noone knows how to do this, or if it is possible??? ;)
    Why is this such a thing? I mean its possible for all platforms. Why would android be different?
     
  5. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

  6. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    "all platforms" meaning full-blown desktop OSs, like MacOS, Ubuntu, or Windows? Android been a mobile OS, maybe the devs never thought users would be wanting to be mapping real network drives to their phones?
     
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  7. Trom

    Trom Well-Known Member

    Using the file manager x-plore, I can connect to my company's file server. X-plore remembers my credentials, and any time I allow the phone to log on to the company network, which isn't often, I can access the file server with no repetitive setup.
     
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