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Best Apps To Use Your iPhone, iPad as USB Disk

When you have to transfer some files from one computer to another computer we use a USB drive or in case the computers are networked by a LAN cable or Wireless LAN we use that. Now in case you have an Apple device such as an iPad or iPhone then you can use it as a wireless flash disk to transfer files from one PC to another without connecting any wires simply by wireless connection. In this post i will discuss all the apps from the Apple store which will allow you to convert your iPhone or iPad into a wireless flash disk.

Top Rated Free Apps to Use Your iPhone, iPad as USB Disk

1. USB Disk


Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app will help you to store and view documents on your iPhone as well as your iPod. The apps will also allow you to view documents using its document viewer. The app has a very simple and intuitive interface so that the users can adapt to it. The application also gives you the drag and drop feature so that you can transfer them to your iPhone and view it anywhere on the move. The app supports Word documents, PDF’s, jpg, png, gif, html, txt, mp3, avi and many more. This application is so smart that it stores your last viewing position if the document and it will open the document from there only. The application will allow you to cut, copy, paste, delete and create files.

2. Wireless Disk Free


Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app is used to make your iPhone work as a Wireless drive. The app allows HTTP wireless file sharing, upload as well as download. The app will help you to share the photos and videos from your photo album using wifi. It also has web upload as well as download support. The file manager of the tool can be used to delete and preview the files. You can also sync the files using iTunes. The application also allows Password sharing access as well as app password.

3. USB Flash Drive for iPhone


Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

The app allows you to use your iPhone as a Flash drive so that you can save all the type of files that you want on this drive like Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, HTML, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, WAV, MP#, VOB, 3GP, AVI etc. The app allows you to place the files from your device to the computer and vice versa using the drag and drop features. The app allows allow you to lock your files using a password so that you can restrict the access to them. The app also allows you to delete the files from iTunes. Application has a user friendly user interface.

4. USB & Wi-Fi Flash Drive


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app allows you to transfer your files using both wireless as well as USB. The application is compatible with Windows 7, Windows xp, Windows Vista, Mac OS as well as Linux. The application is a All in one file reader as well as browser. The file transfer is very fast using Wi-Fi. You can also transfer files and folders using iTunes. The user interface is very simple and intuitive and it also has password protection.

Top Rated Paid Apps to Use Your iPhone, iPad as USB Disk

1. Air Sharing for iPhone & iPod touch


Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: $8.99 | Visit Apple Store Link

The app is made for iPhone as well as iPod and for iPad there is a application version called Air sharing. The application makes your iPhone a wireless hard disk. The app allows you to view your documents as well as edit them. All the file formats are supported by this application. You can connect to your computer and transfer the files. The app also allows you to print the documents as well as share the files with other users. You can also mount to the remote file servers to upload or download the document such as Google docs, Storegate, Dropbox, iKeepIncloud, FTP, SSH and many more. The app allows you to zip and unzip the archive.It also allows you to download from the URL.

2. Air Sharing


Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: $8.99 | Visit Apple Store Link

The app allows you to create a wireless hard disk on your iPhone so that you can drag and drop files between your computer and iPhone. You can also view your documents and edit them. The documents provide you fast access in the large documents. The app also provide you with the auto detection of text file character encoding using the linguistics analysis. It has a high quality viewing of the images. Many files formats are supported like Word, Excel, Power Point, Web Archive, HTML, PDF, RTF, Movies, Audio and video. The app also allows you to share the files with other users and print the documents.

3. USB Flash Drive (USB+Wi-Fi+Cloud Storage)


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: $0.99 | Visit Apple Store Link

The app comes in two themes the Classic Blue theme and the Classic Black theme. This app also has an passcode lock. You can also lock your files and keep your most valuable, private and incriminating files away from everyone. You can also turn on and off passcode lock and change passcode. The app also acts a file manager. You can also make a New Folder, Rename, Move, Delete, Zip etc. Files can be sorted by Date, Name, Size and Kind. It also supports voice record. You can also import photo and video from photo library. The app also supports saving the photo and video to Camera Rolls. You can also extract ZIP, RAR, 7-ZIP, CBZ, CBR, TAR, BZ2, GZ files. You can also view txt file, PDF and photo viewer.

4. AirDisk Pro – Wireless Flash Drive


Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: $0.99 | Visit Apple Store Link

This app allows you to store, manage and view files on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You can connect the app with your Mac or windows computer over the wi-fi network and transfer the files by drag and drop. The app also has a PDF reader, music player image viewer, voice recorder, text editor, file manager and also support most of the file operations like copy, delete, email, share, zip, unzip and more. The app supports MS office, iWork, Text and HTML, Multimedia player, File operation, File sharing, Text Editor, import/files creation, passcode lock and file upload.

Other Good Apps

1.USB Flash Drive Pro

This app can be used on iPhone, iPod or iPad. It supports MS office documents, iWork documents, JPA, PNG, GIF, HTML, WAV, MP3, MOV and AVI. The app supports fast USB file transfers and WIFI transfers. You can also compress the file as well as share the file via email.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

2. USB Flash Drive +

This app allows you to compress your files, share file through email, sort, delete and rename your files. The application is also compatible with Windows 7 and Windows XP. The tool also allows you to do fast USB transfer and also it supports all the format like JPG, CIF, PNG, HTML, TXT, MP3, WAV. MOV, MP5 and

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

3. Free SharePoint for iPad and iPhone: Colligo Briefcase Lite

This app is used to download and view the SharePoint files directly on your iPad and iPhone including word, excel, outlook, PDF’s, Outlook, images, emails and many more. You can share all your files easily and find all your content fast with the powerful search. The app will also allow you to open and edit in applications such as Documents To Go and Good Reader.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

4. USB Stick

This app makes your iOS device behave like a USB stick as you can copy data to/from your desktop computer via iTunes. The app also supports Dropbox. You can also add the ability to add accelerated PDF or FAX file.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

5. AirDrive HD – wireless flash disk

This app allows you to transfer the files via FTP, interact with photos app, view and listen media,  share files with other devices, import and export the files to other applications, send files by Email, unpack ZIP and RAR archives.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

6. Wireless USB Disk (AirUSB)

This app is used for file storage, transfer, viewing the media for iPhone, iPod and iPad. The app provides us File Sharing and with the file and folder . This application provides you a way to transfer your photos and videos over the Wifi to your computer from Camera Roll irrespective of the OS of the system.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

7. USB Drive Storage

The app is very easy and simple to use and also it removes your requirement for a USB drive and helps your iPhone, iPod, and iPad. The various file operations like copy, cut, paste , delete can also be done using this application.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: $8.00 | Visit Apple Store Link

8. USB Mobile Disk – File Manager

The app allows you to manage your data using its file manager. The application will help you to open your documents directly on your iPhone or iPad. You can also listen to the music and watch movies using this app.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link


All the apps to use iPhone, iPad as a USB disk that we have discussed above can have their own unique purpose. But all of these apps will help you to transfer your data including documents, pictures, songs, videos and various types of files. Please let us know about your comments about the apps that we have discussed in this post or if you find any other apps that you like apart from these and also whether these apps succeed in achieving their goal from the comments section.

By shoumesh

Shoumesh is passionate about iPhone and loves to create useful list of apps which could be worth using by any apple device user.

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