BucketAnywhere for S3 - Android App
Learn how to configure BucketAnywhere for S3  for use with Filebase.

What is BucketAnywhere for S3?

BucketAnywhere for S3 is an Android app available on the Google Play store that allows you to connect to an S3-compatible cloud storage solution like Filebase and mount a bucket to your Android device. This allows you to access and manage objects stored on Filebase from your mobile device.
Read below to learn how to use BucketAnywhere for S3 with Filebase.

Prerequisites:

  • Download and install BucketAnywhere for S3.
  • Sign up for a free Filebase account.
  • Have your Filebase Access and Secret Keys. Learn how to view your access keys here.
  • Create a Filebase Bucket. Learn how to create a bucket here.

1. Open the BucketAnywhere for S3 app.

Select ‘Add’ to configure your Filebase bucket for connection to the BucketAnywhere app.

2. Configure the following settings to connect to your Filebase bucket under the ‘General’ tab:

  • S3 URL: s3.filebase.com
  • KeyID: Filebase Access Key
  • SecretKey: Filebase Secret Key
  • Bucket: Filebase Bucket Name
  • Local Dir: Local directory to mount your bucket to

3. Then select the ‘Advanced’ tab.

Select ‘Expert / specific S3 settings’:

4. Select ‘Signature Version 4’.

5. Choose ‘enabled’ to enable V4 signatures.

6. Switch back to the ‘General’ tab.

Select ‘Save’ to save your configuration.

7. Your Filebase bucket will now be listed on the homepage of the BucketAnywhere app.

To connect to your bucket, select ‘Connect’.

8. The objects stored in your bucket will be listed and available for you to view and use on your Android device.

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What is BucketAnywhere for S3?
1. Open the BucketAnywhere for S3 app.
2. Configure the following settings to connect to your Filebase bucket under the ‘General’ tab:
3. Then select the ‘Advanced’ tab.
4. Select ‘Signature Version 4’.
5. Choose ‘enabled’ to enable V4 signatures.
6. Switch back to the ‘General’ tab.
7. Your Filebase bucket will now be listed on the homepage of the BucketAnywhere app.
8. The objects stored in your bucket will be listed and available for you to view and use on your Android device.