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iOS (iPhone & iPad)

How to Upload Pictures From Your iPhone or iPad

The Livedrive iOS app allows you to upload pictures taken with your device directly to your Livedrive Briefcase.

To upload your pictures:

  1. Login to your Livedrive Cloud account using the app.
  2. Click on the camera icon
  3. Upload From Album or Upload From Camera

Once you selected a picture, Livedrive will upload the file into your Briefcase. The file will then accessible via your web portal and desktop.

Please note: You must ensure that you have either a Briefcase only, Pro Suite or Business account to upload pictures.  Currently the app only allows pictures to be upload rather than documents.


Where can I find the iPhone or iPad app? – How to install

You can install the Livedrive iOS app through the App Store.

To install:

  1. Open the App Store and search for Livedrive (Make sure you install the program by Livedrive Internet Ltd)
  2. Click Install

That's it! Just log  into the app to view your files.

Please note: This app is only for Livedrive customers - if you signed up through KNOWHOW(tm) then please be aware that due to contract stipulations the Livedrive App is not available to you and you should instead use the KNOWHOW(tm) Cloud app for iPhone and iPad.

Can I Stream My Videos?

With your Livedrive Cloud account, you can stream video media files through your web portal or mobile applications.

Please note that Livedrive will only stream videos that are under 1.5GB, and with no DRM.

The following video types are supported: .MOV, .WMV, .MPG, .3GP, .AVI, .MP4, .M4V, .MKV, .OGM, .FLV, .ASF

Simply open the file in the web browser or mobile app and start the streaming!

Why Can’t I Backup My iPhone or iPad?

The Livedrive iOS app for iPhone and iPad (requires iOS 4.3 or later) allows you to access and view files that you have already uploaded to your Livedrive account from your computer.

You can upload individual photo files from your device to the Briefcase, however it is not possible to backup the entire device as applications are sandboxed.

The Livedrive development team is currently working on improving the upload facility to provide additional functionality.

How do I log out of my iPhone / iPad app?

Logging out of the app on your iPhone or iPad couldn't be easier!

To log out:

  1. Navigate to the home screen
  2. Click on Settings
  3. Then click on the Logout button and select Logout again