Importing Scripts using the Files App

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This support article covers the following applications:

Teleprompter for Video App Icon

Teleprompter for video

Scripted Video for Business App Icon

Script videos for businesses

About the Files App

The Files app is automatically added on all iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) and allows you to store and manage files on your device, as well as files in other cloud services and apps including iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, Adobe Creative Cloud and more.

Any files you keep in iCloud Drive will automatically appear in the Files app, but you need to set up your other cloud services to access them in the Files app too.

Setting up the Files App for Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or Box

The Files app allows you to select which cloud providers to use
  • Download and set up the third-party cloud app (eg. Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or Box).
  • Open the Files app (the icon is shown below)
    Files app icon
  • Tap the Browse tab.
  • Tap the … button
    files app more button
  • Tap Edit
  • Turn on the third-party apps that you want to use in the Files app
  • Tap Done

Import scripts into the teleprompter app

Open the teleprompter app and tap the Scripts icon to access your scripts.

Tap on the scripts icon in the menu

Your scripts will be listed here if you have any.

To import a script from Files, tap the + button in the top right corner, and then select Add from Files.

How to add your script to the teleprompter
Import scripts from Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, iCloud or Box

Navigate to the file you wish to import and tap it. You can import files in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .pdf formats.

The script will load into the editing page of the app, where you can make amendments, add formatting, and then Save.

After pressing Save, the script will appear in your list of scripts, and can be used for recording by tapping the Select button.

After import, your script will appear in the edit screen.
Your scripts will be listed in the app, ready for recording

Import from within the Files App

Share speech from files app

You can also import scripts directly from the Files app.

  • Open the Files app
  • Find the script you wish to import into the teleprompter
  • Tap the file and hold.
  • You will be shown a number of options.
  • Select the option Share
  • In the list of app icons, scroll to the far right and tap the 3 dots [… More]
  • Tap Teleprompter
  • The teleprompter app will open and the script will appear

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