Step one

Open 'File Explorer' by moving your mouse to the top right hand corner of screen and selecting Search from the menu that appears.

win 8 webdave - step 1 - open File Explorer

In Search, type 'File Explorer'

Step two

Right-click on ‘Network’ and select ‘Map Network Drive…’

win 8 webdav - step 2 - map network drive

Step three

Click on the drop down menu next to ‘Drive’ - this will produce a list of the Drive letters you can choose from.

NOTE: Usually a ‘Home’ drive (like your Personal Staff Folder) would be given the letter ‘H:’, and a shared area (like any other folders you’ve been given access to) would be given the letter ‘S:’ If those letters are available, use them here.

In the ‘Folder’ field, enter the URL of the server you wish to connect to:

Make sure ‘Connect using different credentials’ is ticked.

If you are using a personal computer, make sure the ‘Reconnect at logon’ box is ticked.

Step 3

Select ‘Finish’.

Step four

Enter your credentials when prompted.

Win 8 webdav - step 4 - enter credentials

NOTE: The Username is your student/staff number (eg. 12345678) and the Password is your Pheme password.

If you are using a personal computer, make sure ‘Remember my credentials’ is ticked.

NOTE: This means that you (or anyone else using this device) will be able to access the contents of this folder without entering a password


The Network Folder will now launch.

win 8 webdav final step: home folder now accessible from File Explorer

You can navigate to it through 'File Explorer' and will be located in the Computer folder.