Samba is a popular open-source implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, commonly used to connect to Windows file shares from Unix-based operating systems. Seemingly out of nowhere, Google released a Samba client for Android earlier this month, allowing users to access file shares from the system Downloads/Files app.
But the client had one fatal flaw - it only worked with SMBv1, and not v2 and v3. SMBv1 is notoriously insecure, and many users choose to disable it on their systems to prevent security problems.Read More
Google's Samba client for Android now supports SMBv3 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.