Frequently Asked Questions
How much does DAV-pocket cost?
All new DAV-pocket accounts and WebDAV accesses are completely free.
Why certain files cannot be uploaded?
DAV-pocket uses Google Documents List Data API for uploading files, but uploading files of any type is only available to Google Apps for Business accounts.
So, you may receive an error while uploading a file of a certain type with your free Google account.
Another reason you might receive an error while uploading is because of file size limit.
There is a quota on the amount of data received from WebDAV (HTTP/HTTPS) requests. Each incoming request can be no larger than 25MB.
How secure is DAV-pocket?
WebDAV requests can be made over a Secure Socket Layer (SSL). This means your login information and files are encrypted with the same standard of security as an online banking website.
Besides, You can use OAuth. if you create DAV-pocket account and authorize your account, you don't even need to use Google account for login information and this keeps your credentials safe. We strongly recommend you use OAuth.
While uploading, files are converted to Google Docs internal format. Is there any way to prevent this?
Yes. But this feature is only available for DAV-pocket registered users.
When signing into DAV-pocket, you will see WebDAV settings in the User Settings page.
If you are using Google Apps account, check the checkbox 'I'm using Google Apps account'. Otherwise, select the checkboxes for the file types of which you'd like to prevent converting.
Note that if your Google account is not Google Apps account, the files which you have uploaded with this feature may not view or edit on Google Docs, but the files are not broken and just not editable on the web.
File Access from Windows 7 Network Place is incredibly slow. How can I fix it?
It may happen because of IE's automatic proxy setting detection. Here's how to fix that:
- Open the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, then click Internet Options.
- Select the Connections tab.
- Click the LAN Settings button.
- Uncheck the "Automatically detect settings" checkbox.
- Click OK.
I've forgotten my password. How to reset my password?
For security reasons, there is no way to reset password at this time.
Please revoke access to your old account first and then create new account.
For more details about revoke access, see the following URL.