Remote File Manager for iOS

I still wrestle with how to backup photos from my iOS devices. In a recent post, I discussed how I use OneDrive for daily backup.

But sometimes you want to backup photos en masse.

The best thing I’ve found is Remote File Manager from Jane Zhang.

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While Remote File Manager is not for the novice, it is an extraordinarily capable app.

I use it to copy photos from my iOS devices to my NAS storage, e.g. Drobo.

Click on the +.

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And chose to create a new network connection.

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Notice you can also specify various cloud services.

Select the NAS device.

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Navigate to the destination folder you want.

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Click on “Edit” then “Upload”.

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Pick the Photo Library on the iOS device and then the album you want.

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Select the pictures you want and then click on “Save”.

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Sit back and watch.

Originally published at https://blog.benmoore.info.

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