Android App

The home screen of the Content Anywhere mobile app on your Android device shows you how many contacts, shares, photos/videos, songs, and documents you've backed up in the last day, 7 days and 30 days. Access any file in Content Anywhere from the app. Browse by Photos/Videos, Documents or Music or by folder in the All Files view.

Below are instructions for performing basic tasks.

Task How To
Back up files Tap Navigation Menu (three lines in upper left corner of app) and select Home. Tap Back Up icon (circle with two arrows in upper right corner) to back up latest content on your phone.
Upload files Tap Navigation Menu and select Home. Tap Action Menu > Upload. Select type of file and which document(s) or folder(s) to upload. Then select Upload at bottom of screen.
Download files Go to file and select it. Tap download icon. To select multiple files, such as photos in a photo album, navigate to album, select Action Menu > Select Albums. Choose album to download and tap download icon.
Search for files Tap Navigation Menu > All Files. Tap folder to search, then tap magnifying glass. Start typing what you're searching for.
Delete files Select file to delete. Tap Action Menu > Delete.
Retrieve files from trash You must use the Web Client.
Share files Go to file to share and tap Action Menu > Select. Choose one or more pictures, documents, etc. Tap Action Menu > Share. Tap + to add recipients. Then Add a Message (optional). To add more files, tap + next to "Add Additional Files," select files and tap Done.
Note: To share by a method other than email, tap Other Methods for Sharing at bottom of screen and select your preferred method.
Unshare files Tap Navigation Menu > Shares. Tap down arrow next to share to revoke. Select Remove Share.
See what's been shared Tap Navigation Menu > Shares. Tap either Shared by Others or Shared by Me.
View files Tap Navigation Menu > Documents. Select document to view.
Restore files Tap Navigation Menu and tap Tools > Content Restore. Select device to restore content from, choose media to restore and select Restore.
Create photo album Tap Navigation Menu > Photos. Tap Action Menu > Select Photos and choose photo/video(s) to add. Select + icon to add to an album. Select album or create a new one by choosing New Album and Add. To create a New Album, name the album and tap OK.
Note: Smart Albums are automatically created when photos are taken in close proximity of each other in a specific time period, such as when taking photos at a concert. Once the Smart Album has been created, you can add or remove content and share the album with others.
Make favorites Go to content, select Action Menu > Select and choose file(s) to make a favorite. Select star icon on upper selection bar.
Create music playlist Tap Navigation Menu > Music. Tap Songs and select Action Menu > Songs. Choose songs to add to playlist and tap + icon. Select playlist to add to then select checkmark. To create a new playlist select +, name playlist, and tap Save. Try this out: You can play music and navigate to a different screen of Content Anywhere, and your music will continue to play.
Change settings
  • Select Settings > What to Backup and choose:
    • Contact Sync
    • Photos Sync
    • Videos Backup
    • Music Backup
    • Documents Backup
  • Select Settings > How to Backup and choose WiFi Only or WiFi and Mobile Networks to limit how your backups are performed.
  • Select Settings > When to Backup and choose Hourly, During the Day, or At night.


  • Videos are located within the Photos section of the mobile app. Tap Navigation Menu and select Photos.
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