If you are looking for a way to share files with others with a safe and convenient manner then this app is ideal for you. 4shared is a useful app which helps you in managing and sharing your files stored in your 4shared account and also lets you search files shared by other people. It offers you the opportunity to upload files from your phone's internal storage to your 4shared account for safe keeping. You can also access the documents that have been stored in your account using your Android device no matter where in the world you are, provided you have a working internet connection. Having a user-friendly interface and a simple design and layout, 4shared makes file sharing an extremely easy exercise that can be accomplished by anyone.
4shared provides three sign-in options to you which Facebook, Gmail and Email. You can choose either one of them to access your 4shared account. Once you have signed into the app, you will see a home screen which contains four different options for you to choose from. The options available to you include Upload File, Share Photo, Backup Gallery and Search Files. The Upload File option is for uploading files from the internal storage of your phone to your 4shared account. With the Share Photo option, you can share the photos stored on your phone with your friends and family members using various sharing apps. The option for Backup Gallery allows you to copy the photos in your gallery to be backed up in the cloud storage of your 4shared account.
Aside from providing you the option to share files or upload photos to the 4shared account or to back up your entire gallery to cloud storage, 4shared allows you to search for files that have been shared by other people on the app. You can use the Search Files option located on the home screen for this purpose or can utilize the search icon that can be found at the bottom-right corner of the screen. The search option will lead you to a public search window where you can search for any file by entering a keyword in the search box provided on the top portion of the window. Clicking the search icon will provide a list of categories to you for focusing your search. These categories include Books, Images, Videos, Apps, Music, My Files and All 4Shared.
4shared has an extensive database which contains files shared by people from all over the world. You get the chance to view the images and videos and listen to the music that you have searched for within the app. Do keep in mind that you need to be connected to the internet in order to use this instant view feature. If you want to view the file in offline mode as well then you need to download it. There is a download icon located at the bottom-right corner of the screen in instant view mode that can be used for this purpose. You can also download a file by clicking on the download option which appears in the drop-down menu that can be accessed by clicking the button located in front of each file.
- User-friendly interface
- Simple design and layout
- Three options for signing in
- Upload any file from internal storage
- Share photos with others
- Backup entire gallery
- Public search option
- Various categories available for public search
- Extensive file database
- Option for viewing files within the app
- Download files for offline viewing
- Pattern lock feature
4shared is an app aimed towards people who want to share files with others in a convenient and safe manner. It provides them the chance to upload their photos, documents, videos and other files to their 4shared account and then share it with anyone they want. It is definitely an app worth having on your phone.