Seems an awfully complicated way to connect an iPhone to the internet. The 
adapter dongle is designed to allow USB peripherals (cameras, keyboards, etc) 
to send data to the iPhone, not the iPhone to the net. 

To do what you want, without a jump through WiFi and the cloud, I’d buy a wired 
hard drive and file transfer device to take them off the iPhone and then 
connect that to the NAS through your desktop computer to move them there. 
Easier and more reliable is to just use Dropbox or Apple’s Cloud to do the job, 
which is what I use unless I just connect the iPhone to my computer and 
transfer all the files to it (or a NAS) using LR or any image transfer app on 
the desktop system.

I don’t run Windows systems so I’m not sure of the names of such apps there, 
but I know Apple does supply one FoC. 

The basic msg is that there’s no native app that knows how to output files to 
external storage arbitrarily. Next iOS there will be. So at present you need an 
app that knows how to move the data you want to move to a particular 


> On Aug 15, 2019, at 3:53 PM, John <> wrote:
> I have a similar question, but going the other way.
> I have an iPhone that I connect to the internet using a "Lightning to Camera 
> Adapter" (USB) [powered by the wall wart] connected to a USB to Ethernet 
> adapter and a cable to the Router.
> Does the iPhone have a command similar to "Net Use" so I can offload photos 
> from the phone to my NAS box?
> I don't want to have to put them up in the iCloud and then download them 
> again to get them on my local system.
> I'm at whatever version of iOS that released last night.
>> On 8/15/2019 14:59:47, Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
>> Presume you mean Apple iPad Air.
>> I've had no problems using the Lightning to SD Card reader device with any 
>> of my iPads since I first bought it , including with the current iOS 
>> revision on an iPad Pro 12". I can't imagine what the problem is, unless the 
>> card is somehow not formatted correctly or the DCIM file structure on it  
>> isn't correct.
>> G
>>> On Aug 15, 2019, at 12:53 PM, Ken Waller <> wrote:
>>> Picked up an Apple Air I pad and am having no luck downloading images 
>>> (jpegs) with the Apple Lightning to SD camera reader. Noticed many reviews 
>>> on the Apple site where most of them couldn’t get the device to work. A lot 
>>> of the comments point to an issue with the Later IOS.
>>> Anyone using the device on a iPad? 😞
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