Setting up desktop client

Created by Cody Harrell, Modified on Fri, 29 Jan 2021 at 03:48 PM by Cody Harrell

Setting up the desktop client on your PC/Mac is vital for use and ease of file management. In this guide we will show you how to setup the client to your PC or Mac.

Sign in to your Nexcloud account at

-Once signed in click on your user bubble in the top right corner and click 'About'
-Click all the way over until you see the screen below for client downloads

Download and install the correct version for the computer you are using: Microsoft, Apple Mac device, iOS, Android. (If you are trying to download mobile app, you will need to find the application on the App store for your device.)

Once the application is installed on your device you will be prompted log into your nextcloud account. For the server address please copy and paste or type into the box the following URL address:

Click Next to proceed to the sign in with NextCloud. You should see the following page below and click "Log in" and "Grant Access" to the account.

This is the default settings for the desktop client. You can leave this all default settings and click "Connect"

That's it! You've connected your account.

To verify the account is connected and working properly you can open your file explorer and see your files there or click in the system tray and click the Nextcloud Icon.

File Explorer:

System Tray:

Anything you put into your Nextcloud Folders will synchronize across all platforms for accessing on the go!

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