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Old Feb 5, 2013, 09:37 AM   #1
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Folder access...

HI

I have a folder full of images stored on a portable hd connected to a MacBook. Is there anyway I can access this folder & it's images while I'm out & using my iphone :?
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 12:19 PM   #2
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HI

I have a folder full of images stored on a portable hd connected to a MacBook. Is there anyway I can access this folder & it's images while I'm out & using my iphone :?
Share the folder in Dropbox.
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 05:19 AM   #3
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Will Dropbox work if its a large folder :?
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 05:26 AM   #4
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Accessing files in your home from outside is a little complex.

There are solutions that help on this. They are quite affordable and most can overcome the absence of you having a fixed IP to your router.

I would recommend you consider the above solutions, because the cost of storage space can become quite ovewhelming if your folder is "big"
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 07:37 AM   #5
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The IP for my router never changes so I will look into something that way...
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 09:37 AM   #6
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Will Dropbox work if its a large folder :?
It depends on how much storage you have on Dropbox, which starts at 2 GB and can go up from there.
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 09:48 AM   #7
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I'm not yet sure if I would want to pay for storage, but the folder size is 4gig & growing...

If I was to turn on share the folder on my mac is there no easy way of directly connecting to it & the shared folder :?
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 09:54 AM   #8
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I'm not yet sure if I would want to pay for storage, but the folder size is 4gig & growing...

If I was to turn on share the folder on my mac is there no easy way of directly connecting to it & the shared folder :?
I currently have 6.4GB free on one of my Dropbox folders. There are several ways to get free storage added.
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Old Feb 7, 2013, 02:26 AM   #9
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Thank you very much. I've made up my mind that ill go with Dropbox. It seems the best option for my needs...
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