Access shared folders from Android TV

Learn how to access shared folders from an Android TV device over Meshnet.
In this article, you will learn how to access another device's shared folder from an Android TV device.

Before you begin

Make sure that:

Access shared folders

To connect to a shared folder:
  1. 1.
    On your Android TV, download and install the X-plore file manager from Google Play.
  2. 2.
    Launch X-plore file manager. If requested, grant X-plore permission to access media on your device.
    Selecting 'Allow' to grant X-plore access to photos and media.
  3. 3.
    In the right pane, navigate to LAN > Add server, and then select Add server.
    Selecting 'LAN' > 'Add server' > 'Add server' in the file manager.
  4. 4.
    Fill in the following details:
    • In the Label field, enter a custom name for the shared folder, which will be shown in the file manager.
    • In the Server field, type in the Nord name of the sharer's device.
    • In the Path field, enter the name of the network share.
    • In the Username and Password fields, enter the authentication details required for accessing the shared folder
      The 'Add server' dialog filled in with the shared folder's information.
  5. 5.
    Select Test to check whether the connection can be established. Then, select Save.
The added folder should now be visible on the right pane, under LAN. Select it to display the files available in the folder.
Contents of the shared folder visible in the file manager.

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