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Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Posted April 14, 2008 at 12:12am by iClarified · 30231 views
These are instructions on how to access your Mac's files through your iPhone using FarFinder. FarFinder has a free trial period; however, after that has expired you must register.

Step One
Download FarFinder to your desktop from here

Step Two
Double click the downloaded FarFinder.dmg on your desktop to mount the dmg.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Three
Drag the FarFinder application into your Applications folder. Then double click the FarFinder icon to start the install process.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Four
If prompted to confirm the opening of FarFinder click the Open button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Five
Click the Install button to begin installation.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Six
You will be asked for an administrator password. Enter it then click the OK button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Seven
Click the Continue button to proceed.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Eight
Check the Create a Find Me address box. Enter a username and password for your new FarFinder account. Then click the Continue button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Nine
FarFinder will inform you that you must change your energy settings to stop the computer from going to sleep.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Click the Open Energy Saver... button. Slide the Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for bar to Never.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Close the Energy Saver window then click the Continue button.

Step Ten
You will now be asked to enter your email settings. Enter the email addresses you would like to send files to. Enter the settings for your SMTP server then click the Continue button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Eleven
Click Continue when informed that your installation has finished.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Twelve
If asked to confirm your administrator password, enter it then click the OK button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Thirteen
FarFinder will now start. If the Enabled box isn't checked then check it. FarFinder will then configure your router and make your Mac's content available online.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

NOTE***: If FarFinder prompts you that it is unable to configure your router then you must do a manual port forward. To learn how to port forward your Apple Extreme Base you can follow the tutorial located here. You must forward the external port 443 to the internal port 8889.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Fourteen
On your iPhone push to select Safari from the SpringBoard.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Fifteen
Enter your FarFinder address into the address bar and push the Go button. Your
FarFinder address is of this format: http://findme.flyingmac.com/username
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Sixteen
Enter the username and password for YOUR MAC and press the Login[/] button.
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

Step Seventeen
You will now be taken to your files!!!!
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

You can navigate through pictures...
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder

You can also email files to yourself
Access Mac Files Through Your iPhone Using FarFinder
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Jash Sayani
Jash Sayani - April 26, 2008 at 2:31am
Thats really cool ! I didn't know we get cool apps to do such stuff with the Mac !
Sakunich
Sakunich - March 6, 2012 at 4:08am
Cydia store
Runsham
Runsham - April 17, 2012 at 10:16pm
My iPhone 4 problem safari,cydia
Suhailyosuf
Suhailyosuf - January 30, 2013 at 4:33pm
Gooood. Good
Suhailyosuf
Suhailyosuf - January 30, 2013 at 4:34pm
Good. Good
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