MiXplorer: Q&A and FAQ (User Manual)

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J.Michael

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The first one, with MXT-USB doesn't work. The second one: MYLINUXLIVE is working and showing the correct files.
I also noticed that the path is different.
Do you know why is this happening? Do you see also 2 USB paths if you connect a USB stick?
Haven't done it myself. Surprised you say the one that looks like my (relatively) external SD-card does *not* work.

There is a Mixplorer option to use a special driver for OTG/USB. Whichever way you have that option, try the other way.
 

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Haven't done it myself. Surprised you say the one that looks like my (relatively) external SD-card does *not* work.

There is a Mixplorer option to use a special driver for OTG/USB. Whichever way you have that option, try the other way.
I already tried to disable the custom driver, but in this case Mixplorer doesn't see the USB drive at all.

On the other hand, I've deleted all the created bookmarks for the drives, formatted the USB stick and now it appears only one path and it's working fine. It could be that was some problem with my USB stick?!

Thanks for support!

Cheers!

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one more thing. Each time I exit Mixplorer it automatically opens the phone storage manager, even when the USB OTG is not connected. If I delete the bookmarks for the USB OTG, it exits normally without opening the storage manager.
Any idea how to fix this?
 
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I already tried to disable the custom driver, but in this case Mixplorer doesn't see the USB drive at all.

On the other hand, I've deleted all the created bookmarks for the drives, formatted the USB stick and now it appears only one path and it's working fine. It could be that was some problem with my USB stick?!

Thanks for support!

Cheers!

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one more thing. Each time I exit Mixplorer it automatically opens the phone storage manager, even when the USB OTG is not connected. If I delete the bookmarks for the USB OTG, it exits normally without opening the storage manager.
Any idea how to fix this?
re: reformatting USB stick
I think there was a sub-thread that ended with changing the filesystem resolving the USB connection problem. (Then again, that might have involved a Samba share.)
 
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I already tried to disable the custom driver, but in this case Mixplorer doesn't see the USB drive at all.

On the other hand, I've deleted all the created bookmarks for the drives, formatted the USB stick and now it appears only one path and it's working fine. It could be that was some problem with my USB stick?!

Not likely a problem with USB stick (although different partiction arrangement could have an impact). As previously mentioned: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87140975,

one more thing. Each time I exit Mixplorer it automatically opens the phone storage manager, even when the USB OTG is not connected. If I delete the bookmarks for the USB OTG, it exits normally without opening the storage manager.
Any idea how to fix this?

Grant requested document provider (tree) permissions for the bookmark. See https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85878051 (which might also speak to some of your other questions).
 

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Hello.

I am trying to connect via FTPS to my Synology NAS, I remember having done that successfully with MiXPlorer some years ago in this manner, but I'm getting a "TLS/SSL protection required." error.

How do I enable TLS? I read the manual at the start of this thread, but I do not see a "TLS/SSL toggle" option.

Many thanks

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Not likely a problem with USB stick (although different partiction arrangement could have an impact). As previously mentioned: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87140975,



Grant requested document provider (tree) permissions for the bookmark. See https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85878051 (which might also speak to some of your other questions).
Thanks. I tried the instructions from the link. On my phone I have direct access. Mixplorer asks me if I allow access when I open it. But regardless, I tried adding the bookmark from document provider and clear the cache(I don't have the option 'clear access'). It's the same, when I exit Mixplorer it opens the storage manager.

Thanks for your support.
 

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Thanks. I tried the instructions from the link. On my phone I have direct access. Mixplorer asks me if I allow access when I open it. But regardless, I tried adding the bookmark from document provider and clear the cache(I don't have the option 'clear access'). It's the same, when I exit Mixplorer it opens the storage manager.

Thanks for your support.
What are you calling "the storage manager"?
Is it asking you to do something?
Is there an option to eject the USB drive?
How did you start Mixplorer?

I'm not used to exiting Mixplorer leading to another app. I get returned to the screen from which I launched Mixplorer.
 
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What are you calling "the storage manager"?
Is it asking you to do something?
Is there an option to eject the USB drive?
How did you start Mixplorer?

I'm not used to exiting Mixplorer leading to another app. I get returned to the screen from which I launched Mixplorer.

I've been assuming that it is the prompt to allow access but to the point of your questions maybe it's not.
 

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Maybe it's clearer with pictures.
I start Mixplorer from the main screen, using it's launcher icon.
When I connect the USB otg I have this pop-up from Mixplorer to allow access.
When I exit Mixplorer, it opens the window from the second screenshot.
And it keeps opening it even after I remove the USB drive and exit Mixplorer with the exit button.
It stops opening this 'Storage' window only when I delete the bookmark. Otherwise every time I close Mixplorer it will open the storage window.

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Maybe it's clearer with pictures.
I start Mixplorer from the main screen, using it's launcher icon.
When I connect the USB otg I have this pop-up from Mixplorer to allow access.
When I exit Mixplorer, it opens the window from the second screenshot.
And it keeps opening it even after I remove the USB drive and exit Mixplorer with the exit button.
It stops opening this 'Storage' window only when I delete the bookmark. Otherwise every time I close Mixplorer it will open the storage window.

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Not what I expected . That first prompt seems to be storage permissions the likes of which we would see for built-in storage upon firts run ig MiX and apparently again when inserting USB. I don't see that particular prompt each time I connect USB "so maybe that's a one-time thing or device specific.

The second image does seem to be, as you described, a generic view of device storage and not necessarily the document provider permissions manager, which would look similar to the native file manager. If you've got any components of the native file manager disabled, modified, or replaced, thst could be a factor.

This may eliminate my hypothesis about document provider but one more step to make sure: with the USB drive physically connected try to manually add document provider through the "add" menu.

I was a late arrival to this and defer to previous advice. Also, if you've not already shared a log...
 

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Hello.

I am trying to connect via FTPS to my Synology NAS, I remember having done that successfully with MiXPlorer some years ago in this manner, but I'm getting a "TLS/SSL protection required." error.

How do I enable TLS? I read the manual at the start of this thread, but I do not see a "TLS/SSL toggle" option.

Many thanks

Armand

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Your description implies that you know most of this but just in case there is anything missing:
https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-65157350

Also, here is a description of how some of the combinations of server settings and bookmark parameters including client prefixes (FTP, FTPES, FTPS) work together. https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85932885

Try FTPES in the client prefix. I recommend Filezilla as a test client because of it's range of configuration options and detailed logging.
 

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Your description implies that you know most of this but just in case there is anything missing:
https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-65157350

Also, here is a description of how some of the combinations of server settings and bookmark parameters including client prefixes (FTP, FTPES, FTPS) work together. https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85932885

Try FTPES in the client prefix. I recommend Filezilla as a test client because of it's range of configuration options and detailed logging.

Many thanks.

At home I just use Samba (works great!) but I wanted to use FTPS for remote connections.

Looks like that error was not using the right prefix as you say. When I use ftps, I get "unable to parse TLS packet header" and with "ftpes" I get a long wait then "please try again".

I should try getting it working with FileZilla first, as you say, to make sure it's not a configuration issue first (it's starting to look like it might be). Then I will have a go on MiXPlorer again.

I will report again if / when I get a chance to have a more thorough go.

Thanks again
 
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Many thanks.

At home I just use Samba (works great!) but I wanted to use FTPS for remote connections.

Looks like that error was not using the right prefix as you say. When I use ftps, I get "unable to parse TLS packet header" and with "ftpes" I get a long wait then "please try again".

I should try getting it working with FileZilla first, as you say, to make sure it's not a configuration issue first (it's starting to look like it might be). Then I will have a go on MiXPlorer again.

I will report again if / when I get a chance to have a more thorough go.

Thanks again

Just one more caveat. The documentation was written for devices on the same LAN but you might have to jump through additional hoops through remote connection. If you do decide to tackle this and have a chance to test across local network first I would suggest that...

[EDIT] Woops, I saved that post before completing it.

... would suggest testing on a local network to eliminate other factors then deal with the remote access aspects separately afterwards.
 
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How can I disable the timeout for the HTTP Server?
It's extremely annoying that it turns off by itself as I stream some video files from my phone to mpv on Windows.

Can I just set the timeout to 0 and it'll run indefinitely or until I manually turn it off?
 

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How can I disable the timeout for the HTTP Server?
It's extremely annoying that it turns off by itself as I stream some video files from my phone to mpv on Windows.

Can I just set the timeout to 0 and it'll run indefinitely or until I manually turn it off?

Good question. In many programs using 0 (zero) would set no timeout but I don't know if that is how it works in MiX. Give it a try. If that does not work you could set it for a high value, eg that gives you a full day or so
 

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(3) "the word gallery is typical used for images": This is NOT true to my android experience. .

Then you have a unique range of experience and might have to accept that the wider circumstance may be different from your experience. Both Simple Gallery and Quick Pic which are Gallery apps primarily focus on images and which happen to have video potential but lack network and other video playing functionality (including the features you want) which would be found in media players. The fact that many Gallery apps can perform rudimentary video playback does not change the fact that these are different categories in spite of some overlap.

"it may not be doable or it may not be considered worth the effort.": You might be right. Worth or not, it really depends on how many people want to pay for this feature. For me, if the developer want to implement this feature in MiXplorer paid version only, I will definitely buy it. I don't care how expensive the price will be.

The reasons this has not been done before relate to the fact that as things are now, “media player” is the category that has most of what you want but not everything… for good reasons not having to do with money.

I forgot to mention "goolge photos" which is another built-in app in many devices. Google uses the word "photos" for browsing videos even if the word "photos" does not mean "videos" at all.

In the same manner that other Gallery apps focus on pictures and offer minimal video functionality (especially where networks are concerned) google does the same thing and just like the other “gallery” apps does not provide all what you want. Also as to Google: considering Google’s perpetual invasions of privacy and attempts to restrict other apps from doing the same things that Google apps can do, Google may not be the most applicable comparison. In fact many of the people who use MiXplorer and alternate galleries and media players do so specifically to get away from Google. In any event, you have presented your request and if the developer can do it they might just do so. Again, please don’t take disagreements even if bluntly expressed as personal attacks.

Lastly, To change this by throwing money around might require, becoming a developer, designing an app that does what you want, and making leadership changes at Google so you can redefine the categories, but if you could do all that you might be be a hero to many people. :D
 

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Hi folks, I just downloaded this app and tried to play my mp3 files on it. However, the player displays only the song name when playing the song. Can anybody help with how to *automatically* display all metadata/tags while playing (such as album name, year, etc. all of which have been saved in my files)? Many thanks!
 

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Hi folks, I just downloaded this app and tried to play my mp3 files on it. However, the player displays only the song name when playing the song. Can anybody help with how to *automatically* display all metadata/tags while playing (such as album name, year, etc. all of which have been saved in my files)? Many thanks!

AFAIK there is no way to do this with built in settings (or at all) nor do I recall previous discussion about it, which surprises me considering that some people who are very knowledgeable about media playback participate in this thread and more the main MiX thread. Even though suggestions for media playback tweaks can induce debate about the priority of MiX being a file manager over other things, being able to see metadata while listening to a file has value to file management as well as entertainment. E.g. when reviewing many mp3s for storage, potential editing, and other projects it would be helpful to see the details of the file while giving it a quick listen. The lyrics panel persists, allows media play functions, and changes with switch to next track. Maybe there could be a new setting for metadata instead of lyrics to be displayed there, of course with a setting to force lyrics only. I like this as a feature request and suggest posting it in the main thread to see if others have played around with it and have any advice about how to do that now and to request the feature. If you are hesitant to do so I'd be glad to link to your suggestion here from the main thread which is here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/...released-fully-featured-file-manager.1523691/
 

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AFAIK there is no way to do this with built in settings (or at all) nor do I recall previous discussion about it, which surprises me considering that some people who are very knowledgeable about media playback participate in this thread and more the main MiX thread. Even though suggestions for media playback tweaks can induce debate about the priority of MiX being a file manager over other things, being able to see metadata while listening to a file has value to file management as well as entertainment. E.g. when reviewing many mp3s for storage, potential editing, and other projects it would be helpful to see the details of the file while giving it a quick listen. The lyrics panel persists, allows media play functions, and changes with switch to next track. Maybe there could be a new setting for metadata instead of lyrics to be displayed there, of course with a setting to force lyrics only. I like this as a feature request and suggest posting it in the main thread to see if others have played around with it and have any advice about how to do that now and to request the feature. If you are hesitant to do so I'd be glad to link to your suggestion here from the main thread which is here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/...released-fully-featured-file-manager.1523691/
Dear IronTechmonkey, thanks so much for your suggestion, please do link it to the main thread. I have experimented with tons of competing file managers and all of them (e.g. file manager plus, FE explorer, etc.) do display other metadata (if they were saved in the files) when playing mp3 songs. That's why I was quite surprised that Mixplorer did not. The downside is that when I bluetooth from Mixplorer in my car, nothing is displayed! I hope the developer is paying attention to this and the issue can be addressed in the next release.
 

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Dear IronTechmonkey, thanks so much for your suggestion, please do link it to the main thread. I have experimented with tons of competing file managers and all of them (e.g. file manager plus, FE explorer, etc.) do display other metadata (if they were saved in the files) when playing mp3 songs. That's why I was quite surprised that Mixplorer did not. The downside is that when I bluetooth from Mixplorer in my car, nothing is displayed! I hope the developer is paying attention to this and the issue can be addressed in the next release.

Okay, I'll post the suggestion on your behalf and link it back here. As to whether this idea would work over Bluetooth as well as locally I'm not sure but that will be part of the request.
 

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    @IronTechmonkey Thanks for your answer. Yes, the scenario is exactly as you stated. I used Local search in "Add storage" in the Bookmarks and the server is shown completely fine as the others. I used already just the IP to connect, as I made the experience that the hostname can sometimes cause any issues. Something that I haven't mentioned, is that for other Explorers I used (e.g. ES File Explorer) or any other OS (my Windows PCs), I do not have any issues connecting to that Samba share.
    Regarding your number 1: I already read about implicit/explicit on FTP, but do not have any idea what it could mean regarding SMB, or what property I could change to get this working.
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    Very new user here looking for some input:
    I am trying to access my samba on Ubuntu server (Windows samba shares or Shares on Synology NAS work fine), For my Ubuntu share, I get the following error (copied out from log):

    61 I/SMBExplorer> IP: 192.168.178.48:445, hostname:
    62 E/SMBExplorer> AUTH Unable to parse the explicit Tagged Object with ASN1Tag[ContextSpecific,Constructed,1], it might be implicit
    63 E/BROWSE_TASK> libs.f3: Unable to parse the explicit Tagged Object with ASN1Tag[ContextSpecific,Constructed,1], it might be implicit

    Any idea what could be wrong?

    Confirming your scenario: Adding a LAN (Samba) bookmark in MiXplorer on Android in order to connect to SMB share on Linux device. This is interesting for a few reasons.

    1) Regarding "... it might be implicit...", I don't know if or how implicit works with SMB as it does with FTP (from the MiX FTP server documentation https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85932885

    2) I could also connect to Windows SMB shares and a USB-SD SMB share on a router (roughly equivalent to your NAS) with no extra steps (other than matching or no credentials), but I did have to do something different for Linux from the command line and IIRC in one or more configuration files. Unfortunately, I forget specifically what I did but it went something like so:

    - Linux Ubuntu 20.10 on Raspberry Pi4
    - On the Linux device create a user dedicated to sharing.
    - Enabled sharing in general on the Linux device (grep this, grock that, command line the other).
    - Created SMB user (possibly a repeat by different method of the second step as I did this on 2 RPi4 boxes).
    - Create shares to folders as needed in the Linux UI.
    - To share the top level of external USB drives and SD cards something else had to be done in a configuration file.

    Apologies for not remembering specific commands. I was surviving on one of those RPi4s as a primary workstation for several months and did not keep inventory but I could check for specific things upon request.

    [EDIT] while testing to verify parts of this post I noticed something which may or may not come to bear regarding DNS and DHCP. At one point the operating system SD card in one of the raspberry Pi boxes failed so I cloned the other box and gave the clone a unique name but let it keep the IP address of the corrupted drive which it replaced. An existing MiXplorer bookmark to the original (but now corrupted) box is able to connect to the replacement which makes sense because this type of bookmark uses the IP address but the host name listed in the bookmark is of the old box. I just thought it was worth noting that the hostname in the bookmark seems to be a recorded and static label and not actually used to make the connection.
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    Hi, is it possible to choose multiple filter? I want to chose image + video

    Good question. I played around with it a bit and don't think there is a way to select multiple filters, although that might be a nice feature request.That being said, there should be a way to achieve this by creating and saving a custom MiX Advanced search by multiple file extension types using a regex expression but I don't know how to do that. It's hard to imagine that other people don't want to do this and have not asked before; IMO this is a good question for the main thread. I'd be glad to post it there but it's your question, and a good one, so I defer to you.
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    Hi guys.

    My problem is that photos attached to SMS messages (sent to me) do not appear under "Recent" in MiXplorer.

    After I download the photos in Google Messages, their JPEGs get placed in and can be seen here by MiXplorer: storage/emulated/0/Pictures/Messages

    However, MiXplorer does not show the JPEGs in "Recent" (content://mix/recent) in the side menu.

    Is this omission to do with some shortcoming in Android Media Store? (I'm running Android 10 on a Moto G7.)

    Good question; this might be because the "recent files" list is (apparent) defined by recently modified or created files and not recently accessed files. Tested in A10 and A11 like so:

    > Upon review of contents of "recent files" it is evident that the list includes files that were recently modified or created but not files that were recently viewed with no modification.

    > An existing image file that is old enough to not appear in "recent files" was copied into into storage/emulated/0/Pictures/Messages

    > That file still does not appear in "recent files".

    > Aforementioned file opened in image editor and saved in same location with new name (effectively a copy of the original with a new timestamp).

    > The newly created file appears in "recent files" while the original with older timestamp still does not.

    > Extending test to a file that is new enough to still appear in "recent files": that file was copied (not edited as in previous section) to storage/emulated/0/Pictures/Messages and the copy was renamed.

    > Both the original file and the copy appear in "recent files".

    The following settings might or might not impact the way this plays out for some files handled by MiXplorer: Settings > more settings > last modified time.
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    what is this folder for ?
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    What files are in there exactly?

    Explained in detail three posts up coincidental to someone else's question.
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    what is this folder for ?
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    What files are in there exactly?

    I just accidentally deleted all the files. What's the best way to get them back? I have a s22 ultra.
    You might be able to recover them from the recycle bin. That depends on what setting you chose for whether the recycle bin is involved, and whether the accident included overriding that setting.

    As for what the files were, you would have to remember what files you used Mixplorer to examine. I don't know what actions result in a file being added to "Recent files".

    You might be able to examine the recycle bin. I don't know if "time deleted" is available for sorting.
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    @IronTechmonkey Thanks for your answer. Yes, the scenario is exactly as you stated. I used Local search in "Add storage" in the Bookmarks and the server is shown completely fine as the others. I used already just the IP to connect, as I made the experience that the hostname can sometimes cause any issues. Something that I haven't mentioned, is that for other Explorers I used (e.g. ES File Explorer) or any other OS (my Windows PCs), I do not have any issues connecting to that Samba share.
    Regarding your number 1: I already read about implicit/explicit on FTP, but do not have any idea what it could mean regarding SMB, or what property I could change to get this working.
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    MiXplorer: Q&A and FAQ (User Manual)

    Table Of Contents:

    i. INTRODUCTION, GETTING MIXPLORER, & INSTALLATION (This post)
    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS (Copy Move methods, Trash option)
    iv. FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS
    v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts)
    vi. THEMES and SKINS
    vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP
    MiX Nugget - Settings Overview: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-82834917

    Note: If you are just starting with MiXplorer then a general review of this FAQ might be helpful but if you seek information about a particular feature or workaround you can see if there is a "MiX Nugget" for it. MiX Nuggets are individual freestanding FAQ posts which describe a MiXplorer feature in enough detail for basic use without having to sift through whole FAQ. v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts).

    --------------------------------------
    i) INTRODUCTION

    As mentioned in an introduction from the main thread: "MiXplorer (Mix of Explorers) is a fast, smooth, beautiful, reliable and fully-featured file manager with a simple and intuitive user interface." created by XDA member and Recognized Developer @HootanParsa

    I (IronTechmonkey) am a MiXplorer user and who volunteered (was volunteered) to create the FAQ but I am not the/a developer. This FAQ attempts to describe configuration options, file & folder operations, UI options, and MiX utilities, as well as to share workarounds for known issues or usage cases. Please feel free to provide, suggestions, corrections, or additions which could be linked to or added to the OPs. Thanks to all for your input already as much of this comes from your questions and answers in the main MiXplorer thread. Thanks to @HootanParsa for such a good file management utility.

    Please continue to direct bug reporting and tech discussion to the primary MiXplorer thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1523691.

    Note: the developer is sometimes away for periods of time, days or weeks or even months, but is good about following up upon return.

    SOME MIXPLORER HISTORY (MiXtory?)

    This post by HootanParsa describes a how MiXplorer got started and some key events during its relationship with Google Play Store. https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/...y-featured-file-manager.1523691/post-77894840

    Here is another note from HootanParsa regarding the history of MiXplorer on Playstore https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1523691&p=73870110.

    MiXplorer is closed source, and because the developer rarely if ever engages in discussions about closed vs. open source this is not discussed at length in the main MiX thread. This is not by any rule but rather by respect for the developer's decision. That being said, past discussions about closed vs. open source have been well informed and informative. Such discussions really do relate to software development, if not to the bugs to be fixed at any given moment, so please feel free to have such discussions here if/when they become too much for the main thread.

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    GETTING MIXPLORER

    There are several ways to get MiXplorer and keep it updated.

    1) XDA Version in Main Thread: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1523691:
    This is the place for p the latest stable version, which is usually available in post 2. This is also where you can get the latest beta version. Note: it is always a good idea to check the main thread's OPs to see what version # is flagged as stable, as well as check the change-log. Add-ons can be obtained through the app which links to website.

    2) Playstore (MiXplorer Silver). As announced by HootanParsa here https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=78465999&postcount=27232; "MiX Silver a bundle of MiX with Archive and SMB2 addons and the latest language resources is uploaded in Play store as a paid app to support the development of MiXplorer. If you liked it and installed it and found a problem, please let me know. Thank you very much. "

    Note: The Playstore-Silver and XDA-Stable versions of MiXplorer are essentially the same (sometimes with small variation) but the Playstore-Silver version includes some add-ons (describe below and at Playstore page) which would have to be installed separately and manually in the XDA version; otherwise the 2 version are functionally the same.

    3) APK Mirror: This is an unsupported repository of more versions of MiX than most people would need, but some of these builds may be helpful in some situations and it provides access outside of Playstore.
    MiX at APK Mirror: https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/hootan-parsa/mixplorer-hootanparsa/
    Old link (just in case) https://www.apkmirror.com/uploads/?q=pishrodevs.
    If this link does not work then search Google for [MiXplorer APK Mirror]
    As to upgrade paths: The Play Store gives a one-shot installation and upgrade path for the app and its included add-ons. The XDA stable version allows users to decide specifically which add-ons are installed but offers a similarly simple upgrade path from with the app.

    4) [POSSIBLE INACTIVE] APKMirror RSS Feeds: https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/pishrodevs/mixplorer-hootanparsa/feed/
    [inactive?]http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/hootanparsa/feed/ The ApkMirror RSS feeds are considered by many to be a similarly "stable" and up to date as the main MiXplorer thread and XDA Labs but it offers less information about the development progression of recent updates.

    Add-ons: MiXplorer Add-ons can be installed from within the app like this:
    Settings > Addons > and click add button > follow links to browse and download appropriate add-ons.

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    INSTALLATION:

    After installing MiXplorer there are some things that must be done in order to give MiXplorer proper access to storage locations and root or SU access. It is a good idea to get these things out of the way as part of the installation (or update) of MiXplorer rather than on-the-fly as you need to perform file management tasks. Here is a brief walk-through of how to give MiXplorer it's requisite permissions. This is written for Android Nougat which has more of these prerequisites than earlier Android versions so please note that things may differ across different ROMs and SU/root methods:

    Do this stuff first, immediately after installing MiXplorer but before configuring it and importing skins and or settings

    - At first run of MiXplorer at prompt "Allow MiXplorer to access photos, media, and files on your device?" Select to Allow.
    - Make sure root is enabled in MiX setting > Navigate to Root "/" to force first time SU permissions request > Select " allow" and "remember".
    - Navigate to external SD and create a new folder. There should a prompt "Attention Please select Ext SD... to gain permissions". Note: In some situations you may not have to create a folder to invoke this prompt.

    BUG REPORTING

    - Please report bugs in the primary MiXplorer thread here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1523691. Bug reports should include. details about your device (Android version, ROM version, Root status, SU method, MiXplorer version) as well as a step by step description of how to reproduce the issue and a log taken while the issue was reproduced. There are more suggestions for testing, logging and reporting bugs in this post: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=65157367&postcount=7
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    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    1) Primary UI Components
    2) Navigation
    3) Drawer (Bookmarks/History)
    4) Tabs
    5) Views (file folder list)
    6) "Home" page - described in MiX Nugget
    - Home Page - https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82781209&postcount=1168

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    1) Primary UI Components

    The names of various UI objects may be referenced throughout documentation (and are helpful to know when configuring theme). Here are the names of a few primary UI components along with the specific name for their background colors in the theme configuration. This is just as a reference point for the documentation. For more about skins and themes see that post.

    Status Bar: TINT_STATUS_BAR
    Main Bar: BG_BAR_MAIN
    Tab Bar: BG_BAR_TAB
    Tab Indicator: TINT_TAB_INDICATOR
    Selected Tab: TINT_TAB_INDICATOR_SELECTED
    Page: BG_PAGE
    Tools bar: BG_BAR_TOOLS
    Navigation Bar: TINT_NAVIGATION_BAR

    I) Action Bar: BG_BAR_ACTION The Action Bar appears in place of the Main Bar when one or more items is selected.

    J) Drawer: The Drawer can be opened by tapping Hamburger in Main Bar or swiping the Page from left edge toward right and takes it’s background color from BG_BAR_MAIN.

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    2) Navigation

    To navigate through folders; Tap the name of he folder you want to enter, or select a bookmark or history item. Note: Tapping the icon to the left will select and highlight the folder.

    To go to the previously accessed folder:; Press back button.

    To go anywhere in the path you are browsing: Tap the Location button in Main bar then tapping the part of the folder tree you want to go to.

    To go to a manually entered location: Long press the Address in the Main bar then tap “Enter the path”. Note the other things that can be done from this menu: Copy path, Copy name, Enter the path, Create shortcut, Clear thumbnails cache, Properties. Note: The items in lists like this may change as MiXplorer evolves.

    To search for items: Tap the search icon, then you can start typing what you want to find in current folder.
    To filter the search: tap the leaning-hamburger, then select an option.
    To search recursively (into sub-folders): Tap the right-angle arrow icon, then choose options and search criteria. See this FAQ Nugget for recursive and advanced search options: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-82781351
    Regex: Regex is a fairly powerful method of using expressions (wild-cards and variables) to do searches, and can also be used for renaming files.
    Harvesting information in this post https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=71218953&postcount=118

    To change the View level of details: Tap the View button, then select an option.
    To Add a file or folder: Tap the Add button
    To refresh the View: Tap the Refresh button (or tap the Tab title, or tap the Location button in Main bar then tap the location).
    To sort the view: Tap the Sort button (A-Z icon)

    To show or hide an item flagged as hidden: With no items selected, tap overflow menu then tap "Show Hidden" or "Don't show hidden".
    To exit MiXplorer: Long-press Back button.

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    3) Bookmarks/History (Drawer)

    To open the Drawer for Bookmarks and History: Tap hamburger in Main Bar, or swipe from the left edge toward right.

    To create a Bookmark to a location on the device: Navigate to the location, then long press the Location in the Main (top) Bar, then tap "Add to...", then tap "Bookmarks"; or Navigate to one level above the folder, then long press the folder in the file/folder list, then tap overflow menu, then tap "Add to...", then tap "Bookmarks". :

    To create a Bookmark to a network share, server or cloud: Open Drawer, then tap hamburger, then tap Add storage, then select and configure the type of storage. There is a "Custom" option at the bottom of the list. Here are examples of 2 common types of network bookmarks:

    1) To access shared folder (SMB share) on PC or other computer on same local network.:
    - Have a shared folder on a computer with file sharing and network discovery enabled.
    - Open MiXplorer on device connected to same network.
    - Bookmarks Drawer
    - Hamburger button
    - Add Storage
    - Custom
    - Search local
    - Enter credentials
    - If the search finds no shares there may be an issue with the sharing on the host or network between devices but you could try manual configuration.

    2) To access an FTP Server on another device:.
    - Have an FTP server to connect to.
    - Bookmarks Drawer
    - Hamburger button
    - Add Storage
    - Custom
    - Enter server details (ftp://<ipaddress>:<port>, user-name password)

    Notes about network and cloud bookmarks:

    - When you create a connection to local network share or cloud via <Bookmark Drawer - hamburger - Add storage>, a Bookmark will automatically be created.

    - Depending on the type of network location, when you browse the network location you may or may not be able to create bookmarks to locations within that tree as described above. This should work for SMB shares on a computer or folders on another Android device accessed via MiXplorer FTP and might work for others.

    - When you save an off-device bookmark, some context sensitive additional configuration variables may or may not be added to the "Advance settings" field, which in some cases can be edited manually later.

    To Delete or modify a bookmark: Open the Drawer, then swipe the bookmark name to the right, then select appropriate action.

    To rearrange bookmarks: Open the Drawer, then tap and drag a bookmark by it’s icon up or down.

    To create a custom category (similar to custom bookmark for a search) in the bookmark list: Open 'All files' - Tap on the search button - Recursively - Enter file-name extensions eg; *.zip|*.rar|*.txt - Press GO - Long press the address bar - Add to bookmarks.

    To reset the search-all-by=type folders (archive, apk,image, video, etc) if they are gray and don't work: If you are updating from an older version of MiXplorer you may have to click on bookmark menu and choose "reset default" (which should preserve your own bookmarks) to recreate the new versions of the search bookmarks, then you can delete the gray ones.

    Bookmark functions via the Bookmarks Menu: Add storage Reset defaults; Remove all, Export. Note: To import bookmarks, open the exported .micfg file with MiXplorer and select import.

    To switch between Bookmarks and History : Open Drawer then tap the Bookmarks or History label in top Bar.

    To clear history: Open Drawer to History, then tap mini-hamburger.

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    4) Tabs

    1st Tab is left-most. Last Tab is right-most. New tabs will open to the right of the active tab.

    General Tab functions can be accessed via the tab menu and are context sensitive, based on Tab bar visibility and tab arrangement.

    Some functions can can be accessed by long pressing on a Tab when the Tab Bar is visible.

    To refresh a Tab’s view: Swipe down, or tap on the name in the Tab Bar, or tap the location name in main bar then tap it again in the drop down.

    To open a new tab:
    - Open Bookmarks/History
    - Long press on the item that you want to open in a new tab
    or
    - Select a folder in the main page
    - Tap the overflow menu in the action bar
    - Tap "Open in new tab",
    or;
    - Tap the Tab menu then tap "Add new tab"
    or;
    - When on last (right-most) tab, Swipe from right edge to left (depends on "Settings" - ""More Settings" - "Swiping in first and last...")


    Save single tab as default tab or to save a group of tabs (Note: "Save" may occasionally be referred to as "Pin")

    To save an individual Tab be opened to a specific location at each app start (default tab)
    - Have only one tab opened.
    - Navigate to desired location.
    - Long press on Tab Title then tap "Set as default".
    - Open the Tab drop-down menu, select, "Save tabs", Tap "Now" (leave "On Exit" un-selected).

    To save a group of tabs (tab-set) to be opened at each app start:
    - Create the tabs, and open each to the location of your choice.
    - To set the default tab (to be active at app start) long press on Tab Title then tap "Set as default".
    - Open the Tab drop-down menu, select, "Save tabs", Tap "Now" (leave "On Exit" un-selected).
    Note: View detail level and sort order should be remembered per tab.

    To have MiXplorer save the tab-set that is in place at each app close (to be opened at next app app start):
    - Open the Tab menu.
    - Select check box: "On Exit".

    To reset tabs to whatever was last saved by 'Save tabs - Now" or by "Save tabs - On exit":
    - Open the Tab menu then tap Reset tabs. Each Tab's view level and sort order should be remembered and not be reset by this action.


    5) Views (file folder list)

    There are many ways to configure the file/folder list views using the "View" and "Sort" buttons which appear in the Tools bar at the bottom (in the default skin and configuration). Here are a few of the more notable functions:

    - "View" button - "Recursive data": When "Recursive data" is enabled (and after a refresh of the view) MiXplorer will calculate and show the quantity of items and storage space uses in sub-folders.

    - "View" button - "Reset defaults": When "Reset defaults" is enabled then pinch zoom settings can be reset to default for each drive independently by going to root of drive, then selecting a view mode (eg "Detailed"). To maintain the different zoom levels disable "Reset defaults".

    - "Pin" an item to top of list: A folder or file can be "Pinned" so it stays at the top of the list view regardless of sort options. To pin/unpin an item: Select it then open menu then select pin/unpin. Similarly, apps in the "Open with" list can be pinned to the top of that list by long pressing the app then tapping "Pin"

    - Create a custom thumbnail: To create a custom thumbnail for a folder (which would be used when "Auto folder preview" is enabled in main settings) put the image you want to use for the thumbnail in the folder and rename it to .preview.

    - Gallery style view for search folders: For the search folders which show all of a certain file type (eg Audio, Document, Image, Video), there is a gallery style view which shows all images of the designated type on the device but grouped in folders by location similar to the way most default gallery apps work. To enable this mode: Tap the "Sort" button then enable "By parent". To show all items in one list without the folders, disable "By parent"

    - App, User App, System App: When viewing contents of the "App" search bookmark, tapping on Location allows choice of App (all), User App, System App. To create a custom bookmark to any of those: Tap the Location in Main Bar, then select desired view (App, User App, or System App) then long press location and "Add to" bookmarks.

    6) "Home" page

    A full page panel containing locations with details, described in more detail here: MiX Nugget - Home Page - https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82781209&postcount=1168

    View Customization (more in Skins/Themes)

    Disable Thumbnails (folder specific}: Place image in folder > rename to .nothumbnail
    Custom Folder Icon (folder specific): Place image in folder > rename to .foldericon
    Custom Folder Icon Preview (folder specific): Place image in folder > rename to. preview

    Notes:
    - Some image properties may not function properly. Icons can be optimized here: https://tinypng.com/
    - Some of these may depend on a related setting within the app (eg .preview file and setting "Auto folder preview")



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    LINKS TO FAQ SECTIONS
    i. INTRODUCTION, GETTING MIXPLORER, & INSTALLATION (This post)
    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS (Copy Move methods, Trash option)
    iv. FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS
    v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts)
    vi. THEMES and SKINS
    vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP
    MiX Nugget - Settings Overview: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-82834917
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    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS

    Search, searching for items: Expanded description of search methods in this post. MiX Nugget - Searching for Files and Folders: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82781351&postcount=1170

    Select a file or folder: Long press anywhere on the file, or tap on the icon at the left side.

    Select multiple files and or folders: Select one file or folder as described above and then select additional items by tapping on the name of each item.

    Select all files and folders in the current view: Tap the "Select all" button in the tools bar, or open overflow menu and tap Select all. Note: the Select all button and the Servers button can be swapped in the Tools Bar via Settings - More Settings.

    Once you have selected any item(s) the Action Bar will appear (temporally replacing the Main Bar) and will show a counter of selected items with their size, and icons for some standard actions with an overflow menu for more actions. The downward pointing arrow now offers options to expand shift or invert the selection.

    There are several ways to to Copy or Move items:

    Task queue Select items, then choose an action (repeat process for multiple jobs), then navigate to destination, then tap Job Queue, then select queued task.

    - Individual pending tasks or all pending tasks can be cleared from the queue.

    - Pending Copy tasks in the queue can be repeated to different destinations.

    Drag & drop: Select some items then long press on that selection and drag. A hovering pop-up will appear indicating how many selected items are being dragged.When the the destination folder becomes highlighted, release the selection and respond to the then a “Drop files” prompt which offers a choice to copy or move the selected items.

    Copy To and Move To: To copy/move files to a folder to be selected during the process; select items, open menu, tap ]Copy To or Move To, navigate to location, tap OK.

    Some long file operations can be paused using the play/pause button in the task status window. Also, from there the task can be canceled or sent to background.

    Delete options. There are several delete methods, the visibility of which may be context sensitive, and MiXplorer has a native "recycle/trash" feature which can be enabled in Settings - More Settings - Undo.

    Normal: Deletes file “normally”. As is the case with file deletions (not Recycle or Trash) in other OS, the deletion is non-reversible but the raw data may persist until incidentally written over by other system activity.

    Trash: Similar to Recycle or Trash bins on desktops. The locations (drives/root paths) where “Trash” functions may very across ROMs and devices. When "Undo" is enabled as described above the following should occur:

    - Deleted items are placed in hidden folders named .recycle at the root of each drive. Don't delete those manually unless you are not using the "Undo" feature.

    - In the main menu there is an item called "Undo" which shows a list of available undo items. Long press on an item in that list to see the specific files that can be restored. Short press to restore that item/group of items.

    - Menu > Undo > "Remove all"; will delete all the .recycle folders and their contents from all drives (if they exist). Also nota bene: only do this if you are sure you wont need to restore anything). Any time you "Trash" something when "Undo" is enabled the .recycle folder for that drive will be recreated. If you've already disabled "Undo" in settings and still have leftover material in the .recycle folders, those folders can be deleted manually (requires "Show hidden")

    - In some cases you may be able to recover items manually from the .recycle folders.

    - If the trash cannot be emptied, try the following: Main Menu > Undo > Remove all, or Settings > More Settings > deselect Undo. As with manually deleting the contents of the trash/recycle folder, make sure you dont need anything from there before doing this.

    Shredder: Destroys files before deleting them. Only available for certain locations. May take longer for larger selections. Deletion by this method is non-reversible and leaves minimal if any recoverable data on the drive.

    Batch Delete: When you try to delete a folder as "Normal", it also takes time to clean up database, removing thumbnails, etc... . You can use "Batch Delete" to remove that folder as fast as possible.



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    [LINKS TO FAQ SECTIONS
    i. INTRODUCTION, GETTING MIXPLORER, & INSTALLATION (This post)
    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS (Copy Move methods, Trash option)
    iv. FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS
    v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts)
    vi. THEMES and SKINS
    vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP
    MiX Nugget - Settings Overview: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-82834917
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    - vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP

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    Bug Reporting:
    Please report bugs in the primary MiXplorer thread here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1523691.

    Bug reports should come from the newest beta version of the app. If you notice a bug in the newest release version then check the newest beta. If it also occurs in the beta then log it from there.

    Bug reports should include. details about your device (Android version, ROM version, Root status, SU method, MiXplorer version) as well as a step by step description of how to reproduce the issue and a log taken while the issue was reproduced.

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    MiXplorer's Built-in Logging:


    Enable MiXplorer logging
    : Settings . More settings . Logging (enable)

    MiXplorer has a native logging feature. If logging is enabled (as it is by default) then the most efficient and the recommended way to do it is the following:

    - After crash or after experiencing issue,
    - Open MiXplorer
    - 3-dots menu
    - Send log.

    If you have disabled logging in the past, or you if are diagnosing more complicated issues or if you will be reviewing the logs yourself before sending. Here is a manual method that some people use:

    - Enable MiXplorer logging.
    - Close MiXplorer.
    - Open MiXplorer.
    - Reproduce the issue.
    - Close MiXplorer.
    - The logs should be in /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/com.mixplorer/cache/log/ (The path may vary slightly depending on ROM).
    - Use alternative file manager (just for this ;)) to get most recent log in folder.
    - If using MiXplorer to get the log manually, then make sure to get the log for the previous MiXplorer session rather than the one for the current session.

    Testing and Logging Notes:

    - Reproduce and log issues in a new session of MiXplorer that was started after logging has been enabled. In other words: Enable logging, then close MiXplorer, then start MiXplorer to reproduce the issue and send the log. A new log is created each time you open MiXplorer. Note: - In some cases it is recommended to test the issue in a clean installation of MiXplorer (after uninstalling MiX then reinstalling it).

    - The MiXplorer log directory will not appear until MiXplorer logging has been enabled at least once since last new installation of MiXplorer. Also, if MiXplorer is uninstalled the log folder will be deleted, so if you are getting logs manually during repeated tests remember to do so before next uninstall.

    - Before sharing logs it is a good practice to review them for information that you don’t want to share, and to delete that information or replace it with an obvious label, eg <thing x deleted>. To each their own about what to delete, but reviewing logs with privacy in mind before sending is prudent.

    - For logging more complex issues, or certain types of FCs where native app logging does not catch the error, a full system log (logcat) may be needed. The app "MatLog" (formerly "CatLog") from Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pluscubed.matlog&hl=en can be used to capture logcats on the device. If an issue is causing reboots then the log might have to be taken from a USB connection on a computer via ADB.

    - When you share the log, also share the following:

    1) Full details of the device including: Android version, ROM version and variant, Root status, SU status, busybox status.
    2) A detailed description about how to reproduce the error when logging so others may try to reproduce it.

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    LINKS TO FAQ SECTIONS
    i. INTRODUCTION, GETTING MIXPLORER, & INSTALLATION (This post)
    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS (Copy Move methods, Trash option)
    iv. FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS
    v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts)
    vi. THEMES and SKINS
    vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP
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    MiX NUGGET INDEX

    Individual freestanding FAQ posts which describe a MiXplorer feature in enough detail for basic use without having to sift through the sprawling FAQ. More detail here. https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75355181&postcount=412

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    Add-ons (simple list): https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82834971&postcount=1182

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    Android-version specific workarounds:. including accessing /android/data on internal and external drives, and /data/data. Applicable primarily to A11 and up but might also be applicable elsewhere.
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85904825



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    Automated Intents (Tasker etc)
    -
    COPY with Tasker, Automagic and...: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75389465&postcount=422
    - Turning Servers ON/OFF with Tasker and... :https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75400602&postcount=424

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    Autotag: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75366938&postcount=420

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    Batch Renaming and Regex: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-71218953

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    Bookmark Advanced Settings
    : https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=80301547&postcount=932
    - SMB shares on other LAN device.
    - FTP servers on other LAN device.
    - Bluetooth folder on other BT connected device running MiX
    - Cloud

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    Create a language package (for translators)
    : https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75741128&postcount=469

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    Default Date and Time formats:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=76749686&postcount=561
    and
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=76750741&postcount=562

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    MiX Nugget - Document Provider
    : For accessing OTG and or accessing /android/data, /android/media, android/obb, and or accessing locations in Android 13, and in other scenarios.
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85878051

    MiX Nugget: Troubleshooting SD card & USB OTG access, and creating Document Providers.: A troubleshooting walk-through fpd coument providers and other issues of drive and directory access.
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87626419

    MiX Nugget: Set document provider for Android 13 (with some resets)
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-a d-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87492173

    MiX Nugget - Reset Root:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87492173

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    Find Duplicate File
    s: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=76395344&postcount=514

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    Home Page
    : A full page panel of locations including details about the locations: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82781209&postcount=1168

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    Merging Text (txt) files
    : https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75786123&postcount=480

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    Optimizing Network Connections
    : https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-84515405

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    Searching for Files and Folders
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82781351&postcount=1170

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    SERVERS:

    FTP and HTTP SERVERS and Sent-to

    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-65157350

    Server Security Settings
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85932885

    FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS; Servers configuration for older version of MiX
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85896901

    Turning Servers ON/OFF with Tasker and...:https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75400602&postcount=422

    Old TCP Server post: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75366970&postcount=421

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    Settings Overview:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=82834917&postcount=1181

    Settings (reset): https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=83626647&postcount=1263

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    Storage Analyzer:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85942125

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    Tabs:
    Save (aka; pin), rearrange, close, clone Tabs:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=75580704&postcount=440
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-75580704

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    Tools; Duplicates & App Remnants:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-85952549

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    MiX Nugget - If you cannot uninstall MiX from within Android OS, try doing do so via ADB.

    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-87652917

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    Version Compatibility (possibly helpful for some older devices):
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-84468783


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    Possible additions.

    - App backups.
    - Archive management.
    - Description of available plug-ins.
    - MiXplorer Media Viewer usage description
    - MiXplorer Editor usage description

    Many things can be learned by exploring the app, most UI elements have a function, long press is your friend.

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    LINKS TO FAQ SECTIONS
    i. INTRODUCTION, GETTING MIXPLORER, & INSTALLATION (This post)
    ii. UI, NAVIGATION, VIEW CONFIGURATION, BOOKMARKS, TABS
    iii. WORKING WITH FILES & FOLDERS (Copy Move methods, Trash option)
    iv. FTP, HTTP, TCP SERVERS
    v. MiX NUGGETS (Freestanding Topical Posts)
    vi. THEMES and SKINS
    vii. BUG REPORTING, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND FAQ WIP
    MiX Nugget - Settings Overview: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/mixplorer-q-a-and-faq-user-manual.3308582/post-82834917