File Transfer Protocol (FTP) allows you to easily share photos and other files through Spectrum Web Space.

Note: Web Space is no longer offered to new customers, but we'll continue to provide support for existing accounts activated prior to November 1, 2014.

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File Transfer Protocol

Web Space provides a maximum of 20MB of storage for photos and other files. You'll need to use an FTP program to transfer files to and from your personal Web Space.

Adding Files

When signing in to Web Space, the screen initially will be blank with no files shown. To upload content, click and drag a file from your desktop or another file browser into the blank space.

Adding files

Note: Files transferred to Web Space through FTP Access can be shared with anyone.
Removing Files

If you wish to delete any files from your Web Space, simply click and drag the file over to the Recycle Bin on your desktop.

removing files

You can also delete files by selecting the Delete button on your keyboard.

Operating Systems

Macintosh OS X

The following instructions will help you use FTP to access Web Space using MAC.

  1. Locate and open the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop.
    Find Mac HD
  2. Open the Applications folder and then select the Utilities folder.
  3. Locate and open the Terminal program.
    open terminal program
  4. In the Terminal window, enter ftp, where "username" is the Web Space account username.
    Type username
  5. When prompted, enter the Web Space password.
    enter password
  6. Once the Web Space is accessed through Terminal, you can modify your Web Space account with several commands:
    • RMD: removes a directory.
    • MKD: creates a directory.
    • DELE: deletes a file.
    • HELP: provides assistance.
    • QUIT: terminates the connection.

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The following instructions will help you use FTP to access Web Space using Windows.

  1. Open the Start menu and select My Computer.
  2. Enter in the search field and then select Enter.
    Seach box
  3. A new widow will display. Enter your information in the required fields and then select Log On.
    Log On as