How do I share SHIELD TV folders with a PC

Updated 09/29/2021 01:03 PM

How Do I Share SHIELD TV Folders with a PC?

This article covers issues using your PC to access folders on SHIELD when connected on the same network.

If you are having issues using your SHIELD to access folders on your PC, see this article.


  1. Go to Settings > Device Preferences> Storage & reset > Transfer files over network, to turn this feature on.
  2. You'll be presented with a user name and preset password that you can use on a networked PC to access SHIELD folders. Make sure your PC is on the same network as your SHIELD.
  3. From your PC's file browser navigate to "\\<SHIELD IP ADDRESS>"
  4. Recommended - Map network drive: After entering your credentials, right click on the drive and select "Map Network Drive". This will give you easy access to your SHIELD in the future.

Note: You no longer need to update Plex Media Server to use this feature.

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