Using Windows Explorer as a FTP client

Recently I have been talking to Kiat Siang on some of the things we are doing and he questioned me on how we could use “Windows Explorer” to access the FTP. Interesting he is not the first to ask me that question. Though its easy but often overlooked. Made this quick guide on how one can do so.

 

Step 1 : Open up File Explorer and click on the address bar.

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Type in the ftp address, remember to prefix it with the ftp protocol.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: After it went in, right click on the content area and select Login As…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4 : Login dialog will appear, type in your ftp username and ftp password