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Questions tagged [es-file-explorer]

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 File Explorer Remote Manager is gone?

I've lost the option to send files to my device using ES file Explorer. Until yesterday, I would open ES file Explorer, go to Network, Select Remote Management and turn it on. From there, I could ...
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File Explorer Can See Folder But Can't See File Windows 10 Network Sharing

I can't seem to see the files in the folders from my shared folder. I turned all of the password and everything off for ease. But it doesn't seem to work. I can see the folders and everything. But not ...
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recover imagen for the wallpapers

i have a androi motorola e2, time ago i put one imagen for the wallpaper, after a time i deleted that imagen, but that picture still in the options, when i have to select one wallpaper for the ...
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ES file explorer is showing my Android phone's internal storage as SD Card

It's been a year since I've started using ES file explorer. It was working fine before. But after some update it started showing my phone's internal storage as SD card storage and SD card as phone ...
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I cannot backup the data between PC and ES file in bluestacks, windows folder shows question mark , not sure what that is

I can go to the sharefolder on my PC, but not in the ESfile of bluestacks
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Reality check – Has ES file explorer abandoned its pro version?

Has anybody else wondered if ES Global decided to make money with their Explorer app by abandoning the pro version altogether and milking the free version? I have used ES file explorer for a long ...
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What does the setting option mean entitled “allow multi-thread downloads” in Es file explorer?

What does the setting option mean entitled "allow multi-thread downloads" in Es file explorer' under download manager settings?!
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accessing shared windows 7 folder from Android suddenly stopped

It used to work and 1 fine day - I kept getting host is not reachable when I tried to access shared windows folder in same WLAN via Android file explorer utilities ( tried X-plorer and ES file ...
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How to share folders on your computer with only one specific android device?

I have marked some folders as shared on the computer to be able to access them on my phone wirelessly using ES File Explorer. That works fine. However, that makes those folders accessible to every ...
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How to disable Battery running low message in ES File Explorer

I have installed ES File Explorer and I disabled almost all of its alerts. When my battery charge is below 15%, an alert appears: I can't find where to disable it, and when I press View, it shows ...
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Porting cloud account information from ES Explorer

I've been a pretty satisfied user of ES Explorer. When I wanted to add my MEGA cloud account I took the bait and paid for the pro version. Problem is, their Google Drive (as well as DropBox) ...
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How to add folder shortcut

I'm trying to create a folder shortcut inside another folder. I tried Es file explorer but it shows option to add shortcut to the homescreen only.. Does anyone know how to create a folder shortcut ...
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Block URLs and encrypt hosts file

I am looking to block a few URLs from an android device... however, I would like to take an extra level of security and password protect the hosts file. I think I can do that with ES File Explorer ...
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Moving files to memory card

I am unable to move files to my memory card from phone. Htc 620g Android 4.4.2 Memory card 32 Gb Please let me know what to do in this situation.there is 31 Gb free space in memory card.
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build.prop regeneration

I have tried to edit build.prop for on screen navigation keys, but, unexpectedly get cleared build.prop file and got saved. What can be done to regenerate file? Should reinstall zip should solve it? ...
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Transferring Apps to Kindle

I want Uber on a Kindle for an elderly friend who can't use smartphones. Currently, I'm using ES File Explorer (ESFE) on my Galaxy S7 and Kindle. I made a backup of the Uber APK file on my phone, then ...
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Has ES File Explorer removed the adware?

I used ES File Explorer for a long time, but when they made the terrible decision to add that "Charging Boost" adware tagalong I had to uninstall, probably along with 2/3 of the apps users. Is it ...
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Why ES File Explorer not listed when I've to select file for web upload?

When using a Samsung Tab A, with Android 6, I would like to have ES File Explorer listed when I have to select a file to be upload from a web site file selector control. Is there any configuration ...
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How can i set ES file manager as default file manager in my android mobile?

I am using Lenovo-a6000 android mobile. My default file manager is other than ES-File Manager. How can i Set the ES-File manager as default and to uninstall the inbuilt file Manager ???. please help ...
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Es File Explorer Pro Troubles accessing a smb share on ubuntu

With a Windows machine I can connect with ip user and password to some Linux shares. With es file Explorer Pro I get strange "server not found" messages. This is what I do: open es file Explorer Pro. ...
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ES File Explorer Pro: root access error on Android 6

When I try to enable Root Explorer in ES File Explorer/Manager PRO 1.0.7 there is a error toast notification saying that... Sorry test failed. This feature cannot run on your phone. I'm using a ...
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Can i manually decrypt a folder encrypted with ES File Explorer?

I had encrypted a folder using ES File explorer. Then later on, I upgraded my ROM from cm12 to cm13. And then, I was not able to decrypt the data with ES file explorer, after the OS update. I know ...
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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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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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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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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 ...