Sharing files just got easier! Now, you can open files from a host of other apps directly into Lua.
First, select the file you want to share from its home location, then follow the steps below. Not all apps can share with all other apps, but we’ve compiled some key examples of what you can do with Lua.
(Click here if you want to jump to Android.)
Across many iOS apps, the key to sharing selected files is locating the “Open-In” button, which looks like an arrow coming out of a box:
Any time you see this symbol, the app is capable of sharing its files with other apps.
In Android, the main step is locating the “Menu” and/or “Share” button:
Apps on Android may also use the “Open-In” button, as in iOS.
For Gmail, Dropbox, and Google Drive, opening files in Lua follows the same path once you’ve selected the file:
Google Drive files can also be accessed in Lua through a second method. We’ve included it below to help familiarize you with possible ways to access files in Lua as more apps become compatible:
On Android, you can also pull files from outside apps when already in Lua:
Comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’ve found other apps that work!