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Uploading files on iPhone

You can upload files managed by other apps, to a folder in your Syncplicity account.

Opening the menu

Tap Add Content from the main screen or Add from the context menu of a folder to open the following menu then tap Upload to view its menu. For example:


The menu options include:

  • Photos allows you to select an existing photo or video in your device and upload it to a Syncplicity folder. This is described in Uploading photos and videos.
  • Browse allows you to view recently opened documents and the apps on your device that are considered storage providers. 
  • One or more app names may appear in the menu. These app names are controlled by the Browse menu option.
  • Cancel allows you to exit the Upload.

Adding apps

To add apps with file management capabilities to your Upload menu:

  • Tap Browse to display a list of file management apps. 
  • Choose which apps you want to display in your Upload menu (tap the enable button to the right of the app name).
  • Click Done

If you have different apps, you can have some apps enabled and other disabled. For example, if you four apps:

  • Documents and Drive can be enabled and display in the Upload menu.
  • Dropbox and Syncplicity can be disabled and do not display in the Upload menu.

Uploading files

To upload files managed by another app:

  1. Tap the name of the app then navigate to the file to upload.
  2. Tap the file. You are taken to the Upload screen. In the upper right corner, Upload (1) indicates that one file is selected.
  3. Optionally, you can change the file name by tapping the pencil icon.
  4. Select a destination folder. Alternatively, if you have previously uploaded files, you can choose a folder from the recent folders. If this is your first upload, this section is empty.
  5. Make sure that the correct folder name appears in the Upload Destination
  6. Tap Upload. The file is uploaded.
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