Archive for the ‘Quick Tip’ Category

Tech Tip : How to change music quality when streaming music in Tonido.

1. Select a Song, Tap on it and Play, It starts playing in Tonido Player.
2. On the top right of player you will find 4 icons, 2nd icon with help you change the quality while the music is being streamed.


3. Click on the icon and select as you need. And the Quality of the Music is Changed!.


Tech Tip : Share your Files/Folders using Tonido Android app

All you have to do is, 1. Select the file/folder you need to share. 2. Click on the options button that appears at the top right corner. 3. Click on “Share Folder”.   1 4. Click OK 2 5. Click on any one of the installed app . This will redirect you to the app. You can thereby send  the share link of your file/folder. 3 Thats it! Files/Folders are being shared.

Tech Tip: How to upload files to your system via Tonido Android app

1. Connect your Tonido Android app to the server, to which you want to upload your files.
2. After Successfully Logging in, Navigate to the folder that you want to upload to.
3. Now, look at the top right of your app and you will find settings button, click on it


4. Click on “Upload to folder” option, now you will have different options like Photo Library, Video Library, etc.


5. Click on the option you desire to and upload to the system.

Tech Tip : Index Folders in Tonido

Indexing allows Tonido to search for certain file types such as Photos, Audio and Video and organizes them for different type of access. Once files are indexed, different clients such as the web browser, mobile clients can provide rich user experience in accessing those file.
Once a folder is set for indexing, Tonido server will scan the folders and will build an “index” of files based on their meta data. The folders will be rescanned periodically as well to detect changes to the files.

1. Click on “Add Folder to Index”2


2. Select the folder you need to index

3. Click on  “index now” button.


This will add  pictures, videos, and music files to music,photos and videos library.

4. To restrict photos, music or videos of the folder from indexing, Click on the edit button.edit






4. To delete an indexed folder , Click on the delete button


The indexed Folder will be deleted

Tech Tip: Easy Editing of your Account password in Tonido Android app

If in case you have changed the password of your account then you can skip the step of recreating an account and follow this basic editing:
1. Open Tonido Android app and give a long press on the account you want to edit.


2. A dialog box opens with an option to edit or delete the account, Click on edit and then OK.


3. Edit and necessary changes and Sign in.


Tech Tip : Create Or Change Application lock In Tonido Android App

To Create a Application lock :

All you need to do is,

Click on the settings icon that appears at the top left corner.



Click on the “manage application lock “.



Then Click on the “Enable Lock”




Draw the pattern to create application lock






Application lock is now created for your tonido app.


To Change the Application lock :

Click on the settings icon that appears at the top left corner

Click on  “Change Lock”.




Draw your old pattern




Now draw your new pattern and confirm






Your Application lock is now changed.


Tech Tip: How to add Items to Favorites.

1. Click on the file/folder you want to add to favorites.

2. A small Pop up will appear to your right, now Click on Add to Favorites.


3. Either you can add items to default Favorite list or create a New list and add to it.


Tech Tip : Create a Playlist In Tonido Android App

All you need to do is,

1. Play a song using tonido Android app

2. Click on “Add Songs to Playlist” icon. 1

3. Click on the plus icon in the dialog to create a new playlist and add songs to it or click OK to add songs to default playlist.


4. Enter the name of the playlist and click OK


Your new playlist is now created.

Tech Tip : Automatic Photo and Video Backup using Tonido iOS app

Tonido Server Side

In your Tonido server browser UI,

1. Log into your Tonido server and go to Settings->Misc

2. Under “Mobile Media Backup”, Check if the current “Media Store Location” is the place you want the images/videos to be stored (This is selected by the app automatically if nothing was set by the user). If not, set a correct folder.


Tonido iOS App side

Open your iOS App,

You will see a new icon on the bottom left . Tap that icon to open the Camera Upload settings



The camera upload settings will have a number of options, you need to tap the “Server” to select the Tonido Server to backup the photos and videos to.


If you have multiple Tonido servers that support and have enabled Mobile Media Backup, then they will show up int his list. Tap the server to select it as the backup target.


Thats it! Watch it do its thing..