Migrating from the iPhone
This tutorial will show how you can easily copy your files from Picture / Video Safe iPhone to the new iPad Version using USB transfer.
Connect your iPhone via USB to your Mac or PC.
We will be using the USB transfer method on the iPhone and the iPad to copy the files between the two devices
Load up Video Safe iPhone and export via USB.
USB Export can be found in the Settings menu underneath 'WiFi & USB Access'.
By selecting USB Export your folders and files will be made available for download in iTunes
Open iTunes and select your device.
The device will be shown underneath 'Devices' in the left hand side column
Select Apps from the top menu bar.
Select VS from the Apps list.
Once Video Safe has been selected the folders should appear ready to be copied.
If no folders are shown please ensure you still have the USB Export screen open on the iPhone
Copy the folders to your computer.
The folders can be copied simply by dragging to a folder on your computer.
We suggest making a folder on your desktop and dragging the folders into there.
Depending on the number of images and / or video you have the copy make take a while. The progress can be seen in the status of iTunes.
Disconnect your iPhone and connect your iPad to your Mac / PC
Open VideoSafe for iPad and select USB Import
You will first need to
navigate into the folder you
wish to import the media
Once you're in a folder press the + button in the top bar and select USB Import.
Drag the content of the folders that were copied to your PC to iTunes.
Using the sames process
described in steps 3 - 5
select your iPad in itunes,
navigate to 'Apps' and
select the VideoSafe for
If you had multiple folders you'll be required to drag the contents of each one individually. iTunes currently does not allow importing of folders, only files.
Your media now be imported into VideoSafe for iPad
Setting up Video Stream
This tutorial will show how you can setup the Video Stream function which will let you stream, convert, and download videos to your device.
Download and install the VideoStream server
VideoStream requires a
small piece of software to
be installed on your PC or
Mac. The software allows
Video Stream to access the
videos you select on your
computer to be viewed on
your iOS device.
The server can be downloaded from http://collect3.com.au/videostream-server
Select the video folders you want to share / stream
Select the folders containing the videos you wish to stream to your iPad by dragging the folder into the VideoStream Server window.
Authorise the device
Upon opening the app on your iPad will be prompted to authorise the device with the server.
Enter authorization code.
Simply enter the Authorization Code shown on the iPad into the server.
You're now ready to stream videos
Once the device has been
authorized and the folders
are shared the videos will
be available for streaming
to your iPad.
Any folders you have shared will appear in the sidebar of the app. Just select the folder to view it's contents and start streaming video
VideoSafe comes with the exclusive service RemoteSafe free of charge.
RemoteSafe allows you to remotely reset your password via email.
RemoteSafe is the only method of PIN recovery so we stress that it must be setup before the event where you lose your PIN.
RemoteSafe can be setup when you first install the app or anytime from settings.
Once a PIN has been entered incorrectly 3 times you will receive an email allowing you to reset the PIN code
Snoop Stopper is an original (and now much copied :) security feature of Video Safe.
When turned on via settings it provides access to a 'dummy' version of the app containing non private images.
The purpose is to serve as a decoy for overly curious people intent on finding out what you have stored in Video Safe.
The VideoStream server is available for Mac & Windows free of charge from http://collect3.com.au/videostream-server
Yes, Video Safe supports storing both your pictures and videos in iCloud.
Video Safe also supports syncing all your accounts and settings via iCloud
Video Safe supports the following video formats
mp4 mov m4v avi divx xvid wmv rm flv 3gp asf ogg