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Access shared folders from iOS

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

Before you begin

Make sure that you have configured a shared folder on a desktop device. Refer to the following guides for detailed instructions:

Access shared folders

To connect to a shared folder from an iOS device:
  1. 1.
    Copy the sharer's Nord name from the NordVPN app.
    Peer device's Nord name highlighted in the NordVPN app.
  2. 2.
    Open the Files app and switch to the Browse section.
  3. 3.
    In the upper-right corner, tap the More
    button and select Connect to server.
    Arrow pointing the the More button and the "Connect to server" option is highlighted.
  4. 4.
    In the Server field, paste the Nord name followed by a slash (/) and the shared folder name. Example
    secret.meerkat-pyrenees.nord/MeshnetFolder
  5. 5.
    In the upper-right corner, tap Connect.
    Connect to server screen with the shared folder's path entered and the "Connect" button is highlighted.
  6. 6.
    Select Registered user and fill in the required username and password for accessing the shared folder.
  7. 7.
    Tap Next.
    "Next" button highlighted.
The shared folder should now be visible in your Files app.
Added folder displayed in "Files".
To access the folder at a later date, you can find it in Files, under the Shared section.
The added network location displayed under Shared.

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