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Questions tagged [ftp]

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet.

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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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Remote Connection to Phone's File System

I have been researching how it is possible to gain access to a phone's file system using something like the phone number, IMEI number or other identification number in a similar way that I can SSH or ...
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What's a good place for public SSH keys on my filesystem?

I'm using an SFTP server app on my Android phone (RedMi 3S); it's a typical Android app, not something requiring root or run as an ARM binary from the command-line). This server app lets me define ...
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Can Xiaomi Mi Box 4K stream video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles?

I am seriously considering moving from my Android TV-based Flix TVBox player to Xiaomi Mi Box 4K, because my current solution fails completely on playing / streaming videos from from an external ...
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Android TV fails to recognise external subtitles when streaming video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol

I have an Android TV-based player (Flix TVBox, if that matters) and it fails completely on playing / streaming videos from from an external server through SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles. ...
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ES File Explorer - Remote manager read only

I have just installed ES File Explorer on my Samsung, and started the Remote manager I opened a FTP client on my PC and could connect to my tablet.. But I can't write files only read? Is this a bug ...
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BT Notifications.apk — cannot ftp this apk

I bought an android watch from Amazon, the printed directions say to download an apk from an IP address with ftp: thufir@doge:~/.bluetooth$ thufir@doge:~/.bluetooth$ ftp 120.24.66.245 Connected to ...
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Android 6.0 FTP server with external SD card write support?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone with Android 6.0.1. After upgrading to 6.0.1 (from 5.0), none of the FTP servers I've tried can write to external SD card. The only one that sort of works is FTPDroid,...
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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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Syncing entire SD card makes phone hot/unresponsive

Samsung Galaxy S Relay Android 4.4.4 Cyanogenmod 11 I've tried many different solutions to sync my phone's SD cards with a computer over Wi-Fi, leaving them to run overnight because there's so much ...
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Connect with the Filezilla Server Software to a FTP Server

I'm running a FTP Server on my Android device, there I want to change the options, but this is very uncomfortable, and I want to have a more overviewed Log, so I tried to connect with the FileZilla ...
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How can I change my pictures' and videos' date on my phone by their filenames?

Yesterday, I moved a bunch of old pictures and videos to my phone, using a FTP server I installed on my phone. Everything went fine, but today I discovered that the date of all the copied photos and ...
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Why copy within or upload to ES File Explorer rename php file as txt?

I am using ES File Explorer FTP service to upload php scripts, to be used with a web server on my android device. I noticed all php files get renamed with .txt suffix, which make them unsuable. Files ...
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Trying FTP file located in /data/data

I'm trying to use WinSCP to FTP a file out of /data/data (well, it's directory is contained in the /data/data directory, which is the important part). But I get a "Code: 5" error from WinSCP, access ...
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Mounting a remote folder as local folder

I have spent hours researching this and unable to come up with a solution, if anyone knows of one please let me know. I am looking for a way to mount a remote folder on a server (using either WebDAV, ...
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Transfer a folder with subfolders from PC to Smartphone Note 3 via WLAN

I'd like to transfer a folder with approx. 300 files (wma, mp3 etc.) in different subfolders to the Galaxy Note 3 External SD Card. I've tried some possible solutions: WiFi File Transfer Pro: does ...
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Is there a setting to allow folders to be uploaded from a PC/Mac to an Android phone via bluetooth?

Reason I ask is because I get an error message saying that the type is not acceptable/supported when I attempt to drag and drop a folder into the window on my Mac showing the contents of my Android SD ...
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Simplest way to transfer files from PC to Android device (wireless)

What's the simplest way to transfer files (often around 100 MB) from PC to Android device, with wireless connexion ? Should I use an application for this? Remark 1 : I want to set "wifi=off" after ...
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Unable to see all folders on Moto G using FTP

I have set up an FTP server on my Moto G, and I'm trying to copy (music) files from my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) using FileZilla. I understand that user data appears in the /data folder, but ...
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How to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server?

Hi does anyone know how to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server? Much appreciated!
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How to mount a remote FTP share as local folder/directory?

I would like to mount a remote FTP share as local directory (or drive) on Cyanogenmod and be able to access it like it was a regular folder and browse files on it. Ideally, an app would mount FTP as ...
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Connect to a FTP server using IPv6?

Currently my device is running on Android 4.1.1 (JB). I have a FTP server with IPv6 address and connecting to it on my computer is just fine. However when I try to connect to this server on my ...
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Why is sftp (client) so slow on Android? [closed]

I've encountered this across numerous Android clients on several devices and I don't understand it. Why is sftp so slow? For instance, transferring a single large file from my laptop vs my Nexus 7 ...
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Airdroid modifies timestamps of copied files

MTP does not work in Ubuntu so I am using Airdroid to copy photos off my phone (Galaxy Nexus) to my computer (Ubuntu 12.04). My problem is that the files downloaded via Airdroid all have modification ...
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File servers for Android? [closed]

Do any good file servers exist for Android that do not require root? Ideally, it'd be nice to just be able to have an SMB share, but the only app I was able to find for this (Samba Filesharing) ...
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Is there an FTP server which supports resuming failed downloads? [closed]

I am looking for an FTP server for my android phone which will allow me to resume a download that has failed. In other words it has to support the REST command. Currently I am using (the otherwise ...
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What does the message: 550 Invalid name or chroot violation mean?

I am trying to establih an Ftp connection between my Archos tablet and my Galaxy phone. I am using the swiFTP server program on my Archos. I am able to connect to the Archos from the phone using an ...
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Is it possible to start an FTP session via bash?

Is it possible to start a session with an Android Samsung Galaxy smartphone through a bash shell to access files remotely?