How to transfer photos using WebDAV?

How to transfer using WebDAV?

Ensure PhotoSync is installed on your source device and that you have an internet connection. Attention: You need to know the internet address and the account data for the WebDAV server to upload your pictures via WebDAV.

Select a picture/video folder on your source device.

Figure 1. Select album
Select album

Tap the thumbnails of the pictures and videos that you want to sync to your WebDAV destination. Upon tapping a red button appears. To deselect just tap again. See the next step for other syncing possibilities.

Figure 2. Select pictures
Select pictures


Tap the red sync button and then select your preferred action type: New, Selected, or All.

Figure 3. Transfer


Figure 4. Choose transfer type
Choose transfer type


Select the destination of where you want to transfer to. Tap the WebDAV button if you want to transfer to your WebDAV destination.

Figure 5. Select destination
Select destination


You must authenticate with your WebDAV account before your first transfer to WebDAV. PhotoSync guides you through this process.

Figure 6. Authorize before the first transfer
Authorize before the first transfer


Enter the IP-Address of the WebDAV server, your username, your password, and the path to the folder that holds your photos on the WebDAV server. The server is either an internet (IP) address (you usually get from your WebDAV server provider) or a host name that will be resolved to a valid IP address. In this example, the WebDAV server is The server address could also be something like If you know the exact directory location on the server you may enter it into the Directory field but usually you can leave this field empty. PhotoSync tries to connect to your home directory first. In the WebDAV connection settings inside the PhotoSync settings you can browse your server after successful login and select a target directory of your choice.

Figure 7. WebDAV connection configuration
WebDAV connection configuration


Your pictures will then be transferred to your WebDAV destination.

Figure 8. Transfer to WebDAV
Transfer to WebDAV
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