How to connect to SFTP with FileZilla

Updated on May 11th, 2022

FileZilla is an open source FTP client available for Mac, Windows, and Linux. You can download it for free here.


Please be aware that FileZilla has been known to have malware and potentially unwanted programs included with its installation. If this is your chosen FTP please use caution.

SFTP login using FileZilla

  1. Open FileZilla.
  2. Enter in the Host field.
  3. Your Username is the same as your Flywheel username (not your email address).
  4. Your Password is the same as your Flywheel password.
  5. Enter 22 for the Port.
  6. Click the Quickconnect button or press Enter to connect to the server.
  7. Click Ok if you get a warning about an unknown host key.

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