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Manage your data on your NAS remotely from your Android device
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07/19/2013- The beauty of the internet is that you can manage your files at home from anywhere as if you were sitting at home in front of your computer, provided of course that your files are online. One of the ways to access those files on your Thecus® NAS is by using your Android device and the “ES File Explorer File Manager” app!

This app is available for free in Google's Play store here. Besides letting you access various cloud storage services such as Dropbox, you can also connect to your NAS with FTP (File Transfer Protocol – it is situated in layer 7 of the OSI model, which we covered a while ago here) so that you can manage files between your Android device and your FTP-enabled server.

With the app installed, you are ready to connect your Android device to your Thecus® NAS by using your ThecusID. Just connect to it by using the DDNS and your login and you can manage your files. The app lets you do various things, such as select, cut, copy/paste, create or rename your files. In addition you can compress and decompress your files too. The Thecus® N2520 and the N4520 do of course support FTP functionalities and therefore they let you enjoy all of these features.

For more information about how to connect, download, upload, edit and open files with this app. Please check our how to file here:

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About Thecus®
Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.