AT&T’s newest service is the AT&T Locker which is the carrier’s own cloud storage service. The new service can be used by owners of Android and iPhone smartphones. The service provides AT&T’s customers with 5GB of storage memory for their files.
The service can be accessed by downloading a free application from Google play or Apple App Store. iPhone users should keep in mind that the app is only supported by the iPhone 3GS and the newer versions of the device. Android users must run Android 2.1 or higher in order to access the application. If you don’t meet these requirements, then you’ll have to connect your smartphone with a computer in order to upload the files to the storage.
Users can use the AT&T Locker to directly share their images and videos to various social media websites like Twitter and Facebook. They can also create custom albums and arrange their photos and videos from their device or through their computer. The cloud storage accepts uploads through Wi-Fi or AT&T’s network. All files uploaded can be managed through the application. The company announced that they will soon update the AT&T Locker and add new features will enhance user experience.
The service is similar to Apple’s iCloud and Google Drive. Both services also offer 5GB of free storage and can accept all kinds of images, videos and music files. Most iPhone users prefer the Apple’s iCloud, because it offers them the opportunity to quickly distribute their files among several iDevices and many other exclusive features. If you are looking for cloud storage to store your digital content, then you might want to consider other options as well. Microsoft’s SkyDrive and Dropbox are two of the most popular cloud storage services out there. Spokesman of AT&T announced that the company will soon offer more services to smartphone users. Although AT&T has been known as a reliable and qualitative company for some time, its reputation was ruined during the past several weeks due to the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Many of the company’s subscribers didn’t have access to their mobile network or internet services, so many users might opt for a different cloud storage service.