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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...

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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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