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Using the sharing feature in SafeSync for Business

    • Updated:
    • 20 Feb 2015
    • Product/Version:
    • SafeSync for Business 5.1
    • Platform:
    • Macintosh Leopard
    • Macintosh Lion
    • Macintosh Snow Leopard
    • Windows 7 32-bit
    • Windows 7 64-bit
    • Windows 8 32-bit
    • Windows 8 64-bit
    • Windows 8 RT
    • Windows Vista 32-bit
    • Windows Vista 64-bit
    • Windows XP Home
    • Windows XP Professional
Summary

Share your files and folders using SafeSync for Business. 

The sharing feature in Trend Micro SafeSync allows other people with a SafeSync account read-only access to view your files and folders. 

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Sharing files and folders

To share your files, choose your operating system below for instructions:

This is the quickest and most secure way to share files or folders with specific people.

  1. In the Sharing section of Trend Micro SafeSync, type the email address of the person you want to share your file or folder with. You can enter a custom message if you want to send the reciever a short message.

  2. Click Share. Trend Micro SafeSync will send the person an email and the files you shared will be visible in their Trend Micro SafeSync account.

You can give shareable links through email, IM, or a website. Anyone who clicks the link will get direct access to the files you chose to share. You can also disable the link any time you want. This method is best for use in web pages and documents. To get a shareable link:

  1. Select the file that you want to share, then click the Get a linkicon.

    SafeSync Get a Link icon

  2. Click Copy Link then click Close

    SafeSync shareable link

  3. Share the link through your email, IM, or a website.

You can share your files with your contacts on popular social media sites. To share your files:

  1. Select the file you want to share, then click the social media site's icon. 

    Publish to social media sites

  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to start sharing. 

Before sharing a file from SafeSync, make sure to sign in using your Microsoft Account or Email Account.

  1. Open SafeSync from the Start Screen.

    Start Screen

  2. Sign in using your Trend Micro Account (MyAccount) credentials.

    Sign in

  3. Navigate Personal Folders and look for the file or folder that you want to share.

    Main console

  4. Right-click the file or folder that you want to share.

    Select files to share

  5. Click the top-right corner of the screen to access Charms rar, then click Share.

    Charms bar

  6. Select from the two methods below to share the file.
    • Mail
      1. Click Mail.

        Click Mail

      2. Type the receivers email address and then click the send button.

        Send mail

    • People

      To use this feature, you have to register your preferred social networking account by opening the People app, and then click Settings on the Charms Bar. If you use this feature without registering your social networking account in People app, you will get the message below:

      Share links with friends

      1. Click People.

        Click People

      2. Select the Social Networking Account that you want to use in sharing your files then click the send button.

        Choose social networking account

Turning off the Sharing feature

You can remove access to your files and folders in your Trend Micro SafeSync online storage. Do either of the following:

  1. In the Sharing section, move your mouse over the email address you want to remove. 

    Remove access from specific people

  2. Click Revoke Access.

    Revoke access

  1. In the Sharing section, move your mouse over Shareable link

    Disable shareable link

  2. Click Disable links to this file

    Disable links to this file

  3. Click Confirm when a confirmation window appears.

    Disable shareable link

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Solution Id:
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