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You can share any file or folder with anyone. When you want to share a file or folder with custom permissions, it is called creating a share.

A file or folder can be shared with: 

  • Anyone with access to the link (Public Share). No FileCloud account required.
  • Anyone with access to the link and a password (Protected Public Share)No FileCloud account required.
  • Another user in FileCloud (Private share). FileCloud account required. The shared files will show up in the "Shared with Me" folder.

In addition, it is possible to control the access to the shared resource with read, write, or share permissions.


What do you want to do?

Public Sharing


Public share can be accessed by anyone having the share link of the file.

1. Login to your FileCloud user account via FileCloud Android App.

2. Navigate to the File you want to share.

3. Tap on this icon , Click on "Share" button.

4. The Public share link is ready.

Easily share the link with anyone.




 

For public folder sharing, the following options are available.

Permission

Effect

View + DownloadUsers can browse existing files and download files.
View + Download + UploadUsers can browse existing files, download files and upload files to the folder.
View + UploadUsers can browse existing files, preview files (not download) and upload files to the folder.
View OnlyUsers can only browse existing files, and preview files (not download).
Upload OnlyUsers cannot browse existing files, but only upload files. It is like an upload only FTP folder.
It is also possible to create a web form to embed in other sites. 

1. Login to your FileCloud user account via FileCloud Android App.

2. Navigate to the Folder you want to share.

3. Tap on this   option button of the folder , select "Share this Folder".

4. In Options, select the permission level you want to use.

5. The Public share link for a folder is ready.


Protected Public Sharing


Password protected share can be accessed by the one having the share link and the appropriate password.

1. Create a public share of a file/folder by following the above-mentioned steps.

2. Click on the Set option in the Share Properties Dialog box, and set a password.

(lightbulb) Remember, while sharing the Password Protected share link, share the appropriate password also.




Private Sharing


1. Login to your FileCloud user account via FileCloud Android App.

2. Navigate to the File you want to share.

3. Tap on this icon , Click on "Share" button.

4. Click on "Change to Private" option in Share Properties dialog box.

5. Tap on Assigned Users/Groups to add users/groups to the share.

6. Tap on Assigned Users and Click on plus icon at the top of the dialog box.

7. Enter a valid Email Id of the user and tap OK.

8. On Successfully adding a user, you can see the user in the dialog box,

9. To update permission of the shared file for a user, tap on the user and click on the required permissions.

10. Private share of a file is done, and the added users/groups can now access the file in "Shared with Me" folder.

1. Login to your FileCloud user account via FileCloud Android App.

2. Navigate to the Folder you want to share.

3. Tap on this   option button of the folder , select "Share this Folder".

4. Click on "Change to Private" option in Share Properties dialog box.

5. Tap on Assigned Users/Groups to add users/groups to the share.

6. Tap on Assigned Groups and Click on plus icon at the top of the dialog box.

7. Select the Group you want to add to the share.

8. On Successfully adding a group, you can see the added group in the dialog box.

9. To update the permission of the shared folder for a group, tap on the group and click on the required permissions.

10. Private share of a folder is done, and the added users/groups can now access the folder in "Shared with Me" folder.

 

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