Open Windows Folder To Raspberry Pi® 4 Shared Folder

You need the following Scenome® modules to complete all exercises involving the Raspberry Pi 4: Scenome® Platform Binaries, Scenome® Video Module, Scenome® Raspberry Pi 4 Export Module

The section assumes you have completed the previous exercise.

When working with the Raspberry Pi® 4, it is convenient to have an easy way to transfer files between the Windows PC and the Raspberry Pi® 4. This exercise shows one of many ways this can be done. The steps will include:

  1. Setting up a SAMBA server on the Raspberry Pi® 4.
  2. Creating a shared folder on the Raspberry Pi® 4.
  3. Mapping the shared folder as a Windows Drive.

Once this has been done, files can easily be moved between the Windows development PC and the Raspberry Pi® 4.

Set Up a Shared Folder On The Raspberry Pi® 3B + Using A SAMBA Server

  1. Use the following link for instructions to install a Samba Server on your Raspberry Pi® 4 and set up a shared folder which will be accessible from your Windows development PC.

    How to Set Up a Raspberry Pi® Samba Server - Pi My Life Up

    Once this shared folder has been created the instructions explain how to map a Windows drive to it. Using this mapped drive you can easily transfer files between your Windows development PC and the Raspberry Pi® 4.

Create the Scenome Directory on the Raspberry Pi® 4

  1. Using Windows Explorer, open the drive mapped to the Raspberry Pi® 4 shared folder created in the previous steps.
  2. Open the shared folder.
  3. Within the shared folder create a new folder and set its name to Scenome.
  4. This exercise is complete. Return to tutorials or proceed to the next exercise in this series.