iDisk, MobileMe, and iPhone

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by peletrane, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. peletrane macrumors member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Chicago, IL
    One of the reasons I got mobileme and an iphone is so I can access important documents anytime anywhere.

    Or at least I thought I could. Apparently, there is NO WAY to access your idisk via an iphone. The login screen changes on an iphone and is essentially a dummy page. All the other apps (contacts, calendar, etc) are accessible, of course, on the iphone.

    But if I want to access a document from my idisk in my iphone, I first have to download it from the cloud on my computer and then email it to myself.

    How come I can't access the idisk directly from the iphone??? This is really lame, I must say.
  2. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

    Jan 16, 2008
    Bristol, UK
    I think the problem is that the iPhone/iPod touch don't really have a file structure or way of saving things outside of individual applications.

    As such, you could download stuff but wouldn't be able to do much with it - that's probably why Apple has blocked iDisk.

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