is it possible to access files on a network share from Windows 10 Phone? I have a 640 XL and I'd love to view some pictures/videos located at \\MyServer\Media.

I'd prefer not to have to use Cloud (OneDrive, Dropbox, etc), Sharepoint or other intermediaries...


You'll need to install an app for this as this seems not to be possible out of the box. Total Commander should be able to access network shares - there are probably a few others as well.

  • More than willing to do apps (That's what phones do after all). Just hadn't seen the magic words in quick searches. – WernerCD Nov 24 '16 at 0:32
  • Have you tried this app? – Thomas Nov 30 '16 at 18:25
  • I have it installed but hadn't needed it since the day I initially asked. it seems like it has everything I needed (NAS browsing) but I hadn't gotten past the VPN portion (Work is wireless access point followed by VPN tunnel). – WernerCD Dec 13 '16 at 15:24

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