1. TheMooch's Avatar
    So I'm SURE I'm not the first to find this, but I figured I'd report my finding either way.

    Having the same desire to connect to my iPad like an external or network drive I ended up mounting it across the network like this:

    1 Open GoodReader and open the WiFi-Transfer Dialog. This will give you an ip address on the local network.

    2.) In Finder > Go > Connect to server and enter that address. In my case

    3.) The password dialog will come up showing a username. Hit enter without entering a password.

    You SHOULD now be connected to your GoodReader across the network as if it were a network drive!

    I've been able to transfer and manipulate files at will without any issue at all.

    02-11-2011 05:57 PM
  2. TheMooch's Avatar
    Granted, the transfer speeds aren't spectacular, but it DOES work.

    This has the potential to now be a portable network connected drive that auto syncs with DropBox.

    BTW, in Windows just map a network drive and use the same address. It works just as well!
    02-11-2011 06:07 PM
  3. TheMooch's Avatar
    LOL, yup. It appears to be widely know. I'm just slow....
    02-12-2011 01:05 PM