When you transfer a file to your iOS device, you are creating a copy of the remote file. When you make data changes to the local file, the remote file is not updated. You must use FileMaker Pro to import and update data. See FileMaker Go Development Guide.
- Make sure to back up your files before you transfer them.
- Close a file before transferring it. The file doesn't have to be shared and FileMaker Pro doesn't have to be running.
- To transfer a file with container fields that store data externally to your device, you must first embed the container data. In FileMaker Pro, use the Save a Copy As command and choose self-contained copy (single file). Then transfer the copy.
Transfer files using one of the sharing options
- If you are working in a file, tap , then tap Launch Center .
- Tap Device , then tap .
- Tap the file to transfer, then tap .
- Choose an option for transferring the file. See Choose a Sharing Option.
Transfer files using iTunes
- Connect your device to your computer.
- In iTunes, select your device, then click Apps.
- In the File Sharing section, select FileMaker Go from the Apps list.
- Do one of the following:
- To transfer files to your iOS device, drag the files from your computer to the FileMaker Go Documents pane.
- To transfer files from your iOS device to your computer, drag the files from the FileMaker Go Documents pane to your computer.