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  • 09 Sep 2022
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This article will demonstrate and discuss the following:

  • How to sign in the Anchor mobile app
  • How to open an Anchored file on a mobile device
  • How to download from the Play Store

How to download the Anchor app from the Play Store:

Step 1: Open the Play Store app on your mobile device and search for "datanchor". 

Step 2: Select the app with the blue Anchor symbol and select install.

How to sign in Anchor mobile app:

Step 1: Enter your domain name and select Continue.

Step 2: Enter your email address and select Get Verification Code.

Step 3: Enter the 6-digit verification code that was sent to your email address and select Verify. This email will show support@datanchor.io as the sender. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam filter.

You are now signed in the Anchor mobile app.


How to open an Anchored file on a mobile device:

Step 1: To open files with Anchor, select Explore Files shown above and navigate to the file you wish to open. You may also select Images or Documents to browse and open Anchored files.

Step 2: Select the file and Anchor will automatically open the selected file.


Open Anchored files from any application on a mobile device:

The following examples are how to open Anchored files in OneDrive/SharePoint and Egnyte. However, files can be opened from any application using the Anchor app.

Open from OneDrive/SharePoint:

Step 1: Open your OneDrive/SharePoint mobile app and select an Anchored file.

Step 2: An option to "Open with" will display in the bottom of your screen. Select Anchor and the Anchored file will be opened and viewable.

Open from Egnyte:

Step 1: Open your Egnyte app and select an Anchored file.

Step 2: A "file cannot be previewed" screen will appear, select Open with at the bottom of the screen.


Step 3: Select Anchor and the Anchored file will be opened and viewable. 




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