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How to use “Search” in B1 File Manager

May 8, 2014

In one of it’s previous update B1 File Manager has received a local search option. It’s simple by design, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t improve your search results making it more customizable, thus more accurate. Continue reading…


How to manage multiple Dropbox accounts with B1 File Manager

April 17, 2014

In the newest version of B1 File Manager 0.5 the network options were extended beyond FTP and SMB Continue reading…


How to use SMB with B1 File Manager

April 4, 2014

B1 File Manager has become more functional with the v0.4.5 release. One of the major updates is the support of file sharing via the SMB protocol. Continue reading…

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How to hack Wi-Fi with B1 File Manager

March 31, 2014

B1 File Manager v0.4.5 has introduced the possibility of SMB networks access and local Search option. However there is another unique feature about which the developers kept silence until today. Continue reading…


How to access SD card

March 18, 2014

Struggling to help our users to experience the most out of B1, we pay a lot of attention to the questions we receive. One of the most popular ones (not to mention “What is the password?”) is “How do I access SD card on my Android?”. Continue reading…


How to use FTP with B1 File Manager

February 27, 2014

We believe a network access possibility to be a must have feature for any file manager. As B1 File Manager is making its first steps, we’ve chosen File Transfer Protocol (FTP) to be the first supported network protocol. Continue reading…


How to use B1 from console (command line interface)

February 24, 2014

Not only does B1 has great visual interface, it also supports working from console.


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How to Use B1 Online Archiver

January 30, 2014

As you must have noticed, B1 Free Archiver is a multiplatform tool that works across all major platforms. To make it truly universal we created B1 Online Archiver which can unpack your files with no need to download any software at all. Continue reading…


How to extract split archives

January 21, 2014

OK, this post is not about how to make a banana split or where they serve the best one. It’s about split archives, which is not less important. Now you’ll know why. Continue reading…


How to create password-protected archives on Android

January 15, 2014

Password protection is one of the best ways to secure information inside of an archive. Whether you send an archive that contains sensitive data via email, or upload it to a file sharing service – it is always better to stay on the safe side and protect it with password. Continue reading…


How to adjust settings before installation

January 8, 2014

Starting from v1.4.69 you can adjust B1 Free Archiver settings before installation. First of all, you can choose target directory, where B1 Free Archiver will be installed. You can either leave it in the folder, which is checked by default or you can also select another folder. Continue reading…


How to add files to a password-protected ZIP archive

December 19, 2013

From the previous post you must have learned how dangerous it can be to play with encrypted ZIPs. Public exhibition of your personal photos can stain your reputation for a while, but confidential documents going public because of your negligence can lead to real trouble. However, you are out of danger if you choose B1 Free Archiver for encrypting ZIPs and adding files to them. And here is how. Continue reading…

How to uninstall B1 Free Archiver

October 24, 2013

All good things come to an end. So, that’s it: you’ve decided to uninstall B1 Free Archiver. No matter what caused that desire, but at least we’ll leave gracefully. Continue reading…

How to create a password-protected archive

October 10, 2013

Password-protected archive is an archive which you can open only if you know the password from that archive. Users create such archives if they want to make the contents of the archive inaccessible for others. The owner of the archive can share the password only with those who he allows to see the contents of the archive. B1 Free Archiver developers NEVER know the password of an archive, created by a user. Passwords are strongly confidential and only the author of the password knows it. Continue reading…

How to reset a homepage/toolbar in your browser

January 24, 2013

When getting B1 through our partners you might receive offers which change your homepage, search provider or install a toolbar to your browser. However, you are always provided with options to decline those offers during installation. In case you agree to install and change homepage and/or search provider and/or install toolbar, the offer is installed into your browser. If you want to change your browser settings please follow next steps: Continue reading…