How do I connect to an FTP server?

Learn how to configure a new FTP connection.

Open the File Transfer screen

Tap on the File Transfer button in the Files section to open the File Transfer screen.

Add an FTP Connection

Tap on the + button (1) and choose FTP Connection (2) to add a new FTP connection.

Configure the FTP connection

Configure the connection by setting the host name (this can be a domain name like "" or an ip address), a user name and a password.

You can also add a custom title that will appear in the connection list and choose another port than the standard port 21.

If you enter a path, Textastic will use this as the root path when connecting to the server.

Tap on the Done button.


You can now tap on the newly created connection to connect to the FTP server.

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