The SmartTank can be connected to iPhones/iPads running iOS 13 or higher and most Android devices. However, inexpensive USB adapters specific to your device are required. Once connected, the USB drives can be explored like any drive. Files can be copied, moved, deleted or shared (emailed).

iPhone/iPad

NOTE: iOS 13 or higher is required for the following steps to work on device.

  1. To access SmartTank files through your iOS device open the Files app on your device.
  2. Plug iPhone/iPad into SmartTank using the USB cable included with the SmartTank and a USB to Lightning adapter. Once plugged in the SmartTank will prompt for USB Connection type, click “Drive”.
  3. On your device, in Files app, under “Locations”, a new device will appear. 
  4. Once the new drive is selected, folders will show on device just as on a computer.


Android

  1. To access SmartTank files through your Android device open the My Files app (or your File Manager app) on your device.
  2. Plug iPhone/iPad into SmartTank using the USB cable included with the SmartTank and a USB to Lightning adapter. Once plugged in the SmartTank will prompt for USB Connection type, click “Drive”.
  3. On your device, in Files app, under “Locations”, a new device will appear. 
  4. Once the new drive is selected, folders will show on device just as on a computer.