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WebDAV with Windows (Individual)

Even without a special client installed, Windows has WebDAV built into the Operating System. Connecting to your WebDAV directory can be accomplished through Microsoft’s Windows Explorer. This mounts the WebDAV folder as a mapped drive and allows you to view, edit, and delete files from the remote web server from your computer.

Windows 7

  1. Click the Start button. 
  2. Select Computer
  3. Click Map network drive.
    From this point on, the steps are the same for Windows 8. 
  4. View the instructions below starting at step #4 to connect with WebDAV. 

Windows 8 & 10 

  1. Open Windows File Explorer.

    In Windows 8, My Computer is named This PC 

  2. Select This PC
  3. From the down-drop, select Map network drive...
  4. Enter the following:
    Drive: Select the drive letter you want to map your WebDAV connection to. 
    Folder: This is the folder on your local computer where you'll add/edit WebDAV files. 
  5. Check the boxes: 
    Reconnect at sign-in - This allows the connection to your WebDAV to be restored if you restart your computer. 
    Connect using different credentials 
  6. Select the Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures link. 
  7. Click Next. 
  8. Select Choose a custom network location and then click Next
  9. In the Internet or network address field, enter your domain's URL with the WebDAV directory at the end of it. 
  10. Enter your WebDAV username and password in the pop-up box, and then click OK
    The box titled Type a name for this network location is already populated, and you can change this if you'd like: 
  11. Click Next.
  12. Click Finished.
    Your WebDAV folder appears as a mapped drive in Windows Explorer and you can immediately add, edit, or delete files and directories using the Windows File Explorer.