I have the Rclone browser on Android. I set up a config file on my PC and moved it to the file system on Android. I went into the rclone browser and imported the remote. It is now asking me for a password. I tried the configuration password that is used for rclone.exe. I also tried rclone config password [my remote name]. Neither of these worked. What do I do?
hello and welcome to the forum,
which browser? what is its name?
fwiw, on android, i use termux to run rclone.
the remote name is not a password.
I used the latest apk I found on rclone.com, and by rclone config password, i meant "rclone config password [remote name]" as in the command in the cmd.exe terminal when launching rclone from there.
that is a convenience function, just changes a password for an existing remote.
that is NOT the password used to decrypt the config file.
the password used to encrypt the config file, need to use that.
I did try using that one, and it didn't work. I feel like I should also mention that the rclone browser was asking for a password to unlock the config file before I even had added a password in rclone.exe.
ok, you need to login to the rclone browser user interface.
"The alternative is to use
--rc-pass and use these credentials in the request"
in any event, now, should have enough basic info for someone else to comment?
Have you just tried pressing ENTER - maybe this Android program always asks for password eve if there is none
I did try that, it just gave me the same error message as when putting in a password.
How would I do this with the android version?
can you post a screenshot?
and the exact weblink url to the .apk you downloaded
Can post a screenshot later today, but right now I can give you the link. Turns out it wasn't from rclone.com, and it's called rclone explorer, not rclone browser. It might be third-party, but i'm not sure.
Release v1.7.4 · patrykcoding/rcloneExplorer · GitHub
I then would suggest you post your issue there - it is nothing to do at this stage with rclone.
And always do your "search" before asking question - it is simple courtesy not to waste people time like you do:
yeah, uses rclone version
there are many rclone browsers, most/all not updated in years.
have you tried rclone's very own experimental gui?
in the past, on android, i tried rcx, it worked and the author is a forum member.
fwiw, run rclone in termux or run rclone's browser in termux.
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