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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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Why can't connect ftp server in android phone from pc?

I have built ftp server in my Galaxy S20 FE 5G with Cx File Explorer: Now i want to connect the ftp from pc with file explorer: How can connect it with some software or command line? My pc's ...
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Can't connect to FTP Server since switching to a Pixel 8 Pro

I have been using the app "FTP Server" for many years. Recently I have become unable to connect to it, since switching from a Pixel 6 Pro to a Pixel 8 Pro. I always get a "connection ...
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Link to pictures on a NAS in local network

I am running a raspberry Pi as a virtual picture frame in my home, using photos that are located on a synology NAS on the same network. I would like to be able to generate a qr code with a link to the ...
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Stream video on VLC Player Android over SFTP with SSH key authorization

I would like to connect via SFTP with public/private key encryption with VLC on Android (both on my Chromecast TV and Android phone). I have installed Termux, configured my keys, and can access the ...
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Issue with FTP over hostapd hotspot and specifically an Android client using ProFTPD

So I have been using this setup with an iPhone quite successfully. The "server" box is running Fedora 34, on which is installed ProFTPD. I went through and configured through the visual ...
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How to remotely access full file system on Android for backup?

I have always used SFTP servers on my Android devices, with sync scripts run on my server daily to perform backups. I also transfer files to and from the devices this way. With each version of Android,...
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WiFi connection is unstable when uploading (or perhaps downloading) large files with FTP

I use an app like WiFi FTP Server or Files on Xiaomi Poco 3. Everything works perfectly. However, often the upload break. I notice that I cannot access the internet either when that happens. Quickly ...
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SFTP and Yubikey

I want to access my sftp server using a private key stored on a Yubikey 5. How do I do it? The internal file browser requires me to provide a local file with the private key. My system: Android 10, ...
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I want to download torrent files to a fashdrive attached to modem or router (local server ) by initiating the download from the mobile device

I want to download torrent files from my mobile but since I don't have enough storage I want the files to be downloaded to my local server (the flashdrive/pendrive attached to my modem which can be ...
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sftp to lineage

In lineage 17.1 I installed the app SSH server (by Banana Studio, from Play store). When starting and accessing by my PC (smartphone and PC are in WiFi) via sftp -P 2222 [email protected] I see no ...
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Connect Synology NAS to samsung android phone trough sftp with samsungandroid "My Files" app

There is a "DS File" Synology app to browse your Synology NAS via your Android phone, but the app is really laggy etc. On Samsung phones there is the "My File" app, a file browser ...
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Does Android have a built-in FTP client?

Does Android have a built-in FTP client? Even a basic one, like ones that are built into PC browsers and file managers? I know there are good free apps with FTP clients (like Ghost Commander), but I'd ...
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How to open FTP URLs on Chrome for Android?

I can open the following link in Chrome on my PC, but my phone browser, which is also the latest version of Chrome, doesn't open it: ftp://tchdata.eili.ir (can only be accessed from Iran) How can I ...
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ES File Folder Remote Manager is disconnect by auto?

I am using ES File Folder for exchanging the file from Mobile to PC. The issue is , the Remote Manager is automatically disconnected in times. I want to manual set to Start (the connection) and to ...
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Android 9 on Sony Xperia XA2 not accepting any incoming connections on WiFi

I got an XA2 and did all the updates, which gave me Android 9. I have a few other Android devices but all on versions 6 to 8. I routinely use FTP servers on Android devices to get files onto them. ...
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the EZ file explorer ftp on huawei pro 20 android 9

So i am trying to transfer some files from my pc to my android and both filezilla and the standrad windows explorer ftp wont connect i tried the 'wifi ftp' app on android store too but it wont connect ...
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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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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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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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Proxy error while trying to connect to FTP/computer, but proxy is not enabled already

I'm using Lenovo A7000's inbuilt application. Everything was fine, but suddenly, I am getting an error while trying to access the default FTP service via WiFi. The folder 'ftp://192.168.1.3:2121' is ...
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Cannot use FTP to download BT Notifications.apk for Android Watch

I bought Yuntab Bluetooth Smart Jogging Watch U8 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....
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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 an Android device to an FTP server?

How to connect an Android device to an FTP server?
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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?
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