ES File Explorer is a free File/Application Manager app for Android, which can explore the phones and PCs in LAN, Remote and Bluetooth.

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es files can't login as domaine user

so i will try to se if i could get acces to our shared folders on our server the way we are doing with network drives througth es file but when i try to login on both smb and ftp with domain\user then ...
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Uploading files from desktop to remote FTP, using ES File Explorer to initiate and the related traffic?

At home have an older Windows desktop with a TB of hard drive and I constantly send files to it over my home network from my Note 4 and have amassed quite the collection. This morning, I started to ...
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FTP server created by ES file explorer stops after some times

I use ES file Explorer to create FTP server on my mote e running on CM 13. After some time i cant access server from any of my other devices. When this happens the notification changes from "FTP ...
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Es explorer is not scanning LAN but scanning FTP :/

I just bought my new "tp link 150mbps wireless adsl2 modem router" its working great but with my previous tp link 300Mbps router only, i used to connect my android device with my PC via Es explorer ...
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ES Chromecast Player no longer works for ES File Explorer

The brilliant ES File Explorer has been my go-to app for quite some time now. I particularly liked using it for Chromecast. However the ES Chromecast Player has recently stopped working for me. When ...
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How can I save bug reports from my Android device to my local storage using ES or any other app?

When I take a bug report (e.g. through the power menu, after this option has been enabled in Settings), a notification appears and after tapping this, I get a number of options to complete the action. ...
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ES File Explorer shows empty /data/ folder

I'm looking for the whatsapp key file on my phone (which should be stored in /data/data/com.whatsapp/files/key). Therefore I: Rooted the phone Galaxy S5 (Android 4.4.2) Checked the root status with ...
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Not able to edit or remove hotspots created by ES File Explorer

I am using Lenovo A6000 Plus with Android KitKat. I created hotspot using ES File Explorer. (Click image to enlarge) Now I'm not able to remove that hotspot because I can't enter hotspot's edit ...
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Logon failure with ES File Explorer and Windows LAN

With ES File Explorer when I try and access my Windows 7 pc under LAN I'm greeted with the error "Login fail. This may be caused by: plain text passwords are disabled." I am sure the username and ...
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Missing space on internal storage

I have a GT-I9195 running Lollipop 5.1.1 (currently PAC-ROM) which in theory has 8GB of internal memory. However, I can't seem to track down what exactly has happened to all that space. With a paltry ...
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With stock lollipop, how do I edit/copy/paste/move file onto the external sd card?

I have the stock Google Play Edition of the LG G Pad 8.3. It is essentially a nexus device, stock lollipop, but also has an SD card slot. I want to use ES File Explorer to manage files on the SD ...
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ES File Explorer unable to access `/storage/emulated/legacy` which it did earlier

I suddenly have a weird problem with the Android phone running version Android 4.2.2. I never rooted the phone but suddenly the app ES File Explorer is not able to access /storage/emulated/legacy ...
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What is the real used space on data partition of my phone?

When selecting data partition on my phone (HTC One M8), TWRP says it's going to back up 5448 Mb. But 'df' command says there are 8319 Mb used from 10934 total. And ES Explorer displays the size of /...
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ES File Explorer “Save to” doesn't work with Google Drive; “That operation is not supported”

Trying to move a downloaded Google Drive file to the SD storage on my tablet. Select the file in Drive Choose "Send File" from the ... menu Choose "Share with ES Save To.." Choose path and Select ...
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Full file names in ES File Explorer

In ES File Explorer, each folder has its name underneath it. But if the name is long, only a truncated version of it appears. How can I see the full name? Bonus question: is there a more general ...
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Unable to find files copied from pc to internal storage

I have copied files (around 2GB) to my android phone's internal storage from my friend's pc. But I'm unable to find those files either by using file manager(root) or from my pc. When I checked my ...
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Define Gesture in ES File Explorer

I'm using ES File Explorer. There's one thing I want to ask, what is the purpose of the small spot at the center of the screen when I turn on the app? Whenever I click on it, a toast message show ...
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No access to Windows Vista PC

ES File Explorer sees my Windows Vista PC. Clicking on the PC icon shows filders like ADMIN$, C$, D$ etc. No userID or password is asked. Clicking on such a folder raises the error 'Login failed, this ...
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Is it possible to reach hidden SMB/CIFS share from Android?

I am using ES file explorer to browse my Windows shares. Now I made some SMB/CIFS shares with Linux, and it is able to make "hidden" shares, like this: [priv] comment = Private path = /media/VIDEO/...
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How can I use Public Key Authentication for SFTP in ES File Explorer?

I want to use SFTP to transfer files from Android to a Linux box using Public Key authentication rather than a traditional user name and password. Ideally I would like to use ES File Explorer (as I ...
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How to copy files from phone to cloud in ES File Explorer

I use ES File Explorer and I really like it. I added my Google Drive accounts to it and I can download files from them. However, when I want to upload my images and I select them and press Copy to, ...
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Why is there so many identical Android folders?

I was using the ES File Explorer app, when I noticed there's many different folders with all the same content. Like, there's a "legacy" folder, a "0" folder, and an "sdcard" folder, and it all goes to ...
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ES File Explorer - Share by LAN

I want to use ES File Explorer's LAN share feature in the Share via options in Android to send files to my PC that you can currently only do by going into the app itself - a rather long process. ...
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Change default music app used by ES File Explorer

I tried to change the default music app executed with ES File Explorer with not success. I tried to clear the data of the app, uninstall and install again and set the default music app with Default ...
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Windows 7 file sharing , not accessible in Android phone using ES File Explorer

Trying to access a shared folder on Windows 7, using ES File Explorer on my Android 2.3 mobile phone over WiFi LAN. The scan on APP detects the Windows machine, but am unable to access the shared ...
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ES File Explorer suddenly not allowing connection?

I downloaded the ES File Explorer a while back to get access to my shared files, folders and my 2TB external drive. Everything worked fine until today. I tried to access my external HDD but got an ...
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Speed of WiFi file transfer from PC to phone

I have WiFi router set up. Both my phone and Windows PC connects to the same WiFi. So I tried ES File Explorer to copy shared folders from my Windows PC to my mobile. However transfer speed goes as ...
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ES File Explorer suddenly not able to view root?

My tablet is rooted, and all the "root" features on ES File Explorer are on. It's just that for some reason, after I do a search, the root files suddenly (and mysteriously) fail to show up, and then I ...