How to connect to Azure File Storage

 

Step 1 

Open Windows Explorer and click ‘THIS PC’ in the left hand pane, Then click on Mapp Network drive from the ‘Computer’ menu.

Mapping Network Drive

 

Step 2

Within the following box

Select a drive letter (any letter will be fine)

Type in the folder box the following details


\\pxxxxxx.file.core.windows.net\xxxxxxxxxx

Note: Pxxxxxx and \xxxxxx are for explanation purpose only. you will be provided with a complete url which may look like the following  \\p12345.file.core.windows.net\yourcompanyname


 - Click the reconnect at login if not already ticked

 - Click Connect using different credentials

 - Click Finish


Step 3

On the following box select More Choices and choose ‘use different account’


 

 - In the email address box type in the username and password provided to you.

 - Tick the box remember my credentials and click ok

 

Congratulations your cloud drive is now mapped and you should be able to see the drive in your Explorer window.