Clicker Communicator for iPad

How do I open / save files via cloud storage? (iPad Apps)

You would like to open / save files via a cloud storage provider such as Dropbox or Google Drive.


Our iPad apps can link with DropboxGoogle Drive, and OneDrive accounts.

The following instructions mention Dropbox but are identical for the others.


To link an app to your cloud storage account:

  1. Tap the Settings (cog) icon in the top toolbar, tap Sharing and enable Dropbox.
  2. Tap the File Explorer (folder) icon in the top toolbar and tap Dropbox on the left.
  3. Tap Link to Dropbox, enter your account details, and then grant permission for the app to access your account.


To open a file from cloud storage:

  1. Tap the File Explorer (folder) icon and tap Dropbox on the left.
  2. Browse to your file and tap it.

This copies the file to the Dropbox Downloads folder on your iPad so it can be accessed later, even without an Internet connection.

Copy files to cloud storage

To copy files from your iPad to cloud storage:

  1. Tap the File Explorer (folder) icon and tap iPad on the left.
  2. Browse to your files and tap Edit in the top-right corner.
  3. Select one or more files and then tap Copy.
  4. Tap Dropbox on the left, browse to your desired location, and then tap Paste.

About this article
Article Id
November 21st, 2017
Last revised
December 13th, 2018
Applies to
  • Clicker Books for iPad
  • Clicker Communicator for iPad
  • Clicker Connect for iPad
  • Clicker Docs for iPad
  • Clicker Sentences for iPad
  • WriteOnline for iPad

To install Clicker Communicator on your iPad, click a link below to download it from Apple's App Store.

*If you buy 'Clicker Communicator (SymbolStix)', the Widgit or Mayer-Johnson PCS symbols are also available as in-app purchases for $49.99 each. Please note: in-app purchases are not available via VPP.

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