Uploading via FTP with File Explorer on Windows 10

To upload files via the integrated File Explorer on Windows 10, please follow these steps:

1. Launch File Explorer. You can do this via the Windows start menu or by clicking the File Explorer's icon on your screen.

2. Click on the address bar, and type:



Be sure to replace example.com with your domain name.

If you want to upload files to a subdomain, the address needs to be:


3. You will be prompted to log in. In the "Username" and "Password" fields, you need to specify the FTP login details you want to connect with. Normally, you would want to connect with your main Control Panel username/password pair. If you want to connect with an FTP subuser that you previously created at your Control Panel's FTP Manager section, you need to specify the login details for that particular user. Then click Log On.

Username and Password

4. Once logged in, you will see a directory listing. You can browse through your site structure, and you can upload, download, delete, or rename files and directories. To upload files from your local computer, you can open a second File Explorer window, browse to the files you want to upload, select them, and then drag-and-drop them into your FTP-connected File Explorer.

Drag and drop

 5. To log out, simply close the File Explorer window.