Local WiFi Networking Using FM_GO on the iPad               Back To Top

With FileMaker you can network locally using a common WiFi network, or log on to a server
connected to the internet. These instructions refer to logging on over a local WiFi network.

iPad networking is only available with CueChronicle v4 and v5 projects. 

Download the Free FileMaker GO 16 or 17 app on you iPad.

Befor attempting to log on, your host administrator should supply:

  • The filename of the project (must be a v4 project).
  • The account name you should use to log on.
  • The password for the account.

Make sure your iPad's WiFi is turned on.
Open FileMaker GO 16 or 17 on your iPad

Tap the Host Tab at the bottom then tap Hosts top left.

iPad Hosts Tab


A dialog with a list of local network host will open.
Tap the host to select it.

                         iPad Local Host

A dialog with a list of files available will open.
Tap the file you want to log on to.

                      iPad Local File List    

The login dialog will open.
Enter the account and password you were supplied and Sign In.

iPad Login

The CueChronicle Project will open showing the Checklist layout.
This could take a moment depending on the size of the file.

iPad Checklist
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