The following screenshots show the browser-side user interface of WebSharing (click screenshots to enlarge in a new tab):
The welcome screen is the first thing you'll see when you connect to WebSharing from your computer. Enter either the owner or guest password to continue.
The file browser features the ability to browse your files in icon and list views, and to delete, rename, move, and copy folders and files. Images and text files can be viewed directly from within the file browser. Multiple files may be selected and downloaded at the same time as a .zip file.
|Music: Track View
The music player features the ability to stream both MP3 and AAC files from you phone/device to your computer over Wi-Fi. The track view shows the currently selected set of tracks, which may be your entire collection, or a specific album, artist, or playlist.
|Music: Album View
The album view organizes your music by album, displaying the cover of each. Double-clicking on an album opens it in the track view.
|Music: Uploading Tracks
The music tab features the ability to directly add music to your library from your computer. If you have Adobe Flash installed, you can use the multiple file upload component, such that one or more albums may be uploaded at the same time. You can also download your music from your phone to your computer, selecting individual tracks or entire albums.
The photos tab provides access to all images on your device. The "Camera Roll" button shows pictures taken with the phone camera. Double-clicking on pictures opens them in a picture viewer, where you can pan and zoom into images within the web browser. Images may be downloaded individually or in groups.
The videos tab lets you peruse your phone's video collection. Double-click on videos to view/download them. (Some phones support the ability to play videos directly from within the browser using our built-in video player.)
The status monitor provides displays important information about the state of your phone, including battery charge, memory usage, and Wi-Fi signal strength.
The following screenshots show the phone/device-side user interface of WebSharing (click screenshots to enlarge in a new tab):
|Home Screen (Not Running)
The Home Screen as displayed when WebSharing is not running. The address of the device and current Wi-Fi network are displayed. Checkboxes allow you to enable or disable the owner and guest accounts directly.
|Home Screen (Running)
Pressing the "Start" button will activate WebSharing.
In the screenshot at left, WebSharing has been configured with a permanent custom owner password. The guest password has not been configured, and as such a random one-time password is generated and displayed for the guest account.
A network activity indicator shows the rate at which data is being transfered.
|E-Mail Access Information
WebSharing features the capability to e-mail you the login information, such that you can access WebSharing by simply clicking a link.
A built-in diagnostics feature may be used to help solve connectivity problems with sometimes flaky wireless networks.
A "send support e-mail" button allows you to send the output to NextApp support.
A built-in help feature provides information on setting up WebSharing, accessible directly from your device.
WebSharing provides numerous configuration options. You can enable / disable owner and guest accounts, set custom passwords, fine-tune guest permissions, enable / disable the WebDAV access feature, and adjust many other preferences.