Using the sciebo app for android



  • To gain access to your account, you have to start the app and type in the sciebo server address, your sciebo ID and your password.
  • Your sciebo ID is made up of your ID and your institution (in the format
  • If your authentification was successfull, you can now access your sciebo account via your mobile device.

Overview of the app functionalities

  • The sciebo app is very suitable to view and upload files on the go. Also, you can upload files (e.g. photos from your smartphone camera) as well as delete and move documents.
  • By selecting the Symbol "+" at the bottom of the screen, you can upload files, import files from other apps or create new folders.

Share files

  • The sciebo app is very suitable to share files on the go
  • Press on a file and select the sharing symbol (<) at the top of the screen.
  • Now you can select, whether you like to share the file with other sciebo-users or via link.

Additional Tools

  • Press on a file and select the three points on the top of the screen. In this menu you can copy, rename, or delete files.
  • Since there is only little space available on mobile devices, data are not automatically synchronized with the mobile apps. Instead, they are downloaded when you open the files manually.