Now get hold of the free FileManager app available from the App Store for both iPhone and iPad
On your PC, run CopyTrans Apps and connect the iPhone via the USB cable. Your iPhone apps populate the main program window
Select the FileManager app
Click on the “Add documents” button to add any type of file or document from the computer
Tip: Alternatively drag and drop files and folders directly from your PC to the right-hand side of the open CopyTrans Apps window.
The files are instantly added to the iPhone memory
All files and documents are accessible on the iPhone within the FileManager app and you can directly view PDF, Word, PowerPoint, Excel documents and more on the device. You are also able to play the videos you transferred and view the photos you added to the iPhone
Transfer files and documents copied on the iPhone to any other PC in much the same way. Simply run CopyTrans Apps on the new computer, connect the iPhone, and select the FileManager app from the list
Then drag and drop the files to the Desktop or to any open folder on the new PC
Tip: You can directly edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files without the need to save them on the new PC by simply double-clicking on the respective file within CopyTrans Apps.
This is how easy it is to turn your iPhone into a true USB drive.
Did you know? CopyTrans Apps allows you to create folders on the iPhone and organize your files in much the same way you would do on any removable drive. Simply right-click within the right-hand side of the CopyTrans Apps window and select “New Directory”.
Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.