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Sharing toplevel folders

Whenever you want to share a toplevel folder via the app, you have to click on its respective share-sign. There is both a share-sign on the right of the foldername as well as on the bottom menu bar within the toplevel folder. You can freely choose whch of them you want to select since they offer the exact same options.

 

1. To invite a user/ a group to the folder:

1. Click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder you want to invite a user/ a group to.
2. Click on Members.
3. The member list will open next.
4. Click in the plus-sign in the upper right corner.
5. After clicking on the plus-sign, the options Add user and Add group will be appear.

5.1 If you choose the option Add user, then the following form will open up:

Now you have to enter the username or IdM-identicifaction of the user that you want to invite to the folder in the upper field. As soon as you start typing, the field beneath will suggest users and you have to select the right one. After doing that, you have to select the permission that you want to give to the user and click on OK.

Once you have clicked on OK an invitation will be send to the user and as soon as he accepted the invitation, the member will appear in the member list of the folder.

 

5.2 If you select the option Add group, then the following form will appear:

Next you have to enter the name of the group that you want to invite to the folder in the upper field. As soon as you start typing the name, the field beneath will suggest groups and you have to select the right one. Lastly, you have to set a permission for the group before clicking in OK.

 

1.1 To change the permission of a member:

1. Click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder you want to invite a user/ a group to.
2. Click on Members.
3. The member list will open next.
4. Next, you have to click on the three-dot-sign next to the member you want to change the permission of.

5. Click on Change permission.

6. Select the permission you want to assign to the member an click on OK.

7. Finished! You have successfully changed the permission of the folder.

 

1.2 To remove a member from a folder:

1. Click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder you want to invite a user/ a group to.
2. Click on Members.
3. The member list will open next.
4. Next, you have to click on the three-dot-sign next to the member who you want to remove from the folder.
5. Click on Remove permission.

6. Confirm your choice in the next step by clicking on OK.
7. Finished! You have successfully removed the member from the folder.

 

1.3 To make a member the owner of the folder:

1. Click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder you want to invite a user/ a group to.
2. Click on Members.
3. The member list will open next.
4. Next, you have to click on the three-dot-sign next to the member who you want to make to the new owner of the folder.
5. Click on Make owner.

6. Next, the respective member will receive the offer of becoming the new owner of the folder. As soon as he agrees to the request, he will be made the new owner of the folder and you will receive the permission admin.

 

2. To share a toplevel folder via link:

1. Click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder that you want to create a link for.
2. Click on Share link.
3. Next, a link is created and you will be redirectet to the following page.

4. You can then configure the link settings if you want to.

  • In the field with the heading allowed maxmimum: 720 days you can set an expiry date for the link.
  • In the field with the heading password (optional) you can further secure your link by setting a password.
  • In the field with the heading maximum downloads (optional) you can look up how often the link has been downloaded so far (Downloads)  as well as set a download limit (Max downloads).
  • By enabling the option Allow update you can not only permit downloading the folder but also the upload of files into the folder.

5. After you have configured the link settings, you can either click on the sign in the upper right corner and choose one of the then appearing options …

… or click on Done on the upper left corner and return to the folder list.

6. Finished! You have successfully created a link which you can now share with other people in other to give them access to your toplevel folder.

 

3. To activate a listing of all created links:

If you want to activate a listing of all created links related to a toplevel folder or its subfolders and file, then you simply have to click on the share-sign of the respective toplevel folder and click on Links. Afterwards a listing of all the links connected to this toplevel folder will appear.

To close the listing and return to the folder list, simply click on Cancel in the upper left corner.