Using the sciebo app for android

Download and Setup

  • You can download the sciebo app for iOS via the App Store.
  • To gain access to your account, you have to start the app and type in 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 share files on the go. Also, you can upload files (e.g. photos from your smartphone camera) as well as delete and move documents.
  • The following functionalities are available using the sciebo app: more (open with ..., rename, move, favourite) share via hyperlink and delete. These options are shown when sliding your finger to the right over a file or folder symbol.
  • 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.

Uploading files from your smartphone

  • In your sciebo directory, navigate to the folder you want to upload the file to.
  • Click on the "+" icon at the top right corner and select "Fotos/Videos hochladen".
  • Select at least one file on your mobile device and click "Hochladen" at the top right corner.
  • If you have set up the sciebo app correctly, the sciebo app icon will be displayed as an option.
  • The file will be uploaded to the desired folder.