How to access Microwave from an iPad using the Files app

Connecting the Files app on the iPad to a Network Drive.

  1. Open the Files app on the iPad (the icon looks like a blue file folder on a white field).
  2. Tap on the three horizontal dots in the upper left and tap the the Connect to Server option.

  3. Next to Server
    • For a department folder: smb://
    • For your home folder: smb://

  4. Tap on Connect
  5. Make sure the Registered User option is checked.
    In the Name field enter your Bowdoin username (without the
    In the Password field enter your Bowdoin password.

  6. Tap Next. You will now see microwave listed under Shared on the left sidebar and a Home or Dept folder in the files area. The Home or Dept is where you will find the folder you connected to.
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