Files upload to the web

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by kimotkev, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. kimotkev

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    iPF Noob

    Jul 17, 2013
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    Im on iPhone 4s. Is it possible to upload my documents to the web from ibooks or adobe reader?? It always seems to direct me to photos album!!
  2. twerppoet

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    Jan 8, 2011
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    The Safari web browser in iOS does not have the ability to upload files to websites (other than photos).

    The iCab Mobile browser can upload documents to most websites, but you have to copy the file to the iCab app first; using Open In from the originating app or by some other method.

    This restriction is due to something called sandboxing. It prevents one app from directly accessing files from another app's folders. While it makes the iPad much more secure, it sometimes requires a bit more planning.

    You can probably use Open In to copy files from Adobe Reader to iCab. The iBooks app is limited to emailing PDF files. To get a PDF to iCab from iBooks you would need to email it to yourself, then use the Open In option in Mail.

    If you need more details, let me know.

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