How do I share a folder?

 

With our new Collaborative Sharing features, you can now share a folder with your colleagues or friends.  They will need to sign up for their own ElephantDrive account (don't worry - we make this easy and free).  Once they do so, they can view, edit, and delete files within the shared folder.

One important note before we begin - please make sure the folder you want to share is contained somewhere inside your "Everywhere" folder.  Our synchronization magic only operates inside of Everywhere. So, you cannot share a folder that is not in your Everywhere folder.   Let's begin...

 

1. First, navigate to your Everywhere folder:

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2. Next, select the folder that you'd like to share. I've chosen to share the folder !!!!!WTEST

3. Once you've selected the folder that you want to share, click "Share Folder" above. 

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4. Once you click "Share Folder",  the sharing window will appear:

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5. Write in the email address(es) of people you want to share the folder with and add a personal message if you would like.  Once you've shared the folder with them, a confirmation page will appear, saying "The folder has been shared successfully":

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6. The members (people whom you've shared the folder with) will be notified of the shared folder via email. 

Hi,

Soandso@gmail.com has invited you to a shared folder called "Folder I'd like to Share".


View "!!!!!WTEST"

 

 

Just received a "Shared Folder invitation"? NEXT STEP.

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