FAQ

Questions

  1. Why do files uploaded with Internet Explorer not get the filename they have on the PC?
  2. Can I email files from /var/mobile/Applications?
  3. Emailing of attachments does not work: Mail application comes up, but without attachments. Why?
  4. What known issues exist?
  5. Why is iKeyEx not working in iFile 0.9.7-1?
  6. Unrar is not working for me in iFile 1.0.0-1. Why?
  7. How can I register additional iDevices for iFile?
  8. Where can I access files that are stored on a connected USB stick or SD card?
  9. I cannot access my contacts when emailing attachments. How can I fix this?
  10. I cannot open files from Mail or MobileSafari with iFile (iOS 3.2 or newer). What's wrong?
  11. I don't get the WebDAV server working with Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Why?
  12. How can I disable keyboard sound in iFile?
  13. My USB pen drive does not get shown in iFile on iPad?
  14. iFile crashes at start. What can I do to fix this?
  15. How can I reset the registration status of iFile?
  16. How can I import songs to my iPod Library with iFile?
  17. Thumbnails don't seem to work. Why?
  18. iFile remains in background on iOS 6.x when I kill it with the iOS task switcher. What can I do?
  19. iFile registers at every start. How can I avoid this?
  20. iFile 2.x does not register on iOS 7.x. What can I do?
  21. I'm trying to edit a game status file in iFile's text editor, but it shows only strange characters. What can I do?

Answers

  1. Why do files uploaded with Internet Explorer not get the filename they have on the PC?
  2. Can I email files from /var/mobile/Applications?
  3. Emailing of attachments does not work: Mail application comes up, but without attachments. Why?
  4. What known issues exist?
    1. Sometimes the edit button does not change appearance when going into editing. Somehow the edit button forgets its state, i.e. that it is in editing mode or not.
    2. Sometimes a file remains selected in the browser table. Not cleary reproducible.
  5. Why is iKeyEx not working in iFile 0.9.7-1?
  6. Unrar is not working for me in iFile 1.0.0-1. Why?
  7. How can I register additional iDevices for iFile?
  8. Where can I access files that are stored on a connected USB stick or SD card?
  9. I cannot access my contacts when emailing attachments. How can I fix this?
  10. I cannot open files from Mail or MobileSafari with iFile (iOS 3.2 or newer). What's wrong?
  11. I don't get the WebDAV server working with Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Why?
  12.  How can I disable keyboard sound in iFile? 
  13.  My USB pen drive does not get shown in iFile on iPad?
  14. iFile crashes at start. What can I do to fix this?
  15. How can I reset the registration status of iFile?
  16. How can I import songs to my iPod Library with iFile?
  17. Thumbnails don't seem to work. Why?
  18. iFile remains in background on iOS 6.x when I kill it with the iOS task switcher. What can I do?
  19. This is a glitch for apps running as super user on iOS 6: iOS simply does not kill them on first attempt. Here is what you need to do:
  20.  iFile registers at every start. How can I avoid this? 
  21. This means that iFile cannot overwrite your preferences file to store the registration code or the file is corrupt. To fix this do following:
  22.  iFile 2.x does not register on iOS 7.x. What can I do? 
  23. This can have multiple reasons:
  24.  I'm trying to edit a game status file in iFile's text editor, but it shows only strange characters. What can I do? 
  25. You are trying to edit a binary file in a text editor, e.g. Clash of Clans is using the CSV file extension, but its developers have changed the file format from a text based human readable format to a proprietary binary format. Thus, you can edit such file only with a Hex Editor and only when you understand the format. If you really want to edit such file with iFile's Hex Editor, make sure that you keep a backup of the original file in case you screw up the original file. You can find the Hex Editor in the Attributes Editor when you press Open with... Just press the small info button to show the Attributes Editor for a file.