File Sharing

Filelocker allows faculty, staff, and students a convenient, secure way to share files with other people, both on and off campus.

Instructions on how to use Filelocker site on the ITaP Page (IT at Purdue)

1.  Go to the Filelocker site login page

2.  Enter your Purdue Career Account Login and Password.  Click the Login button.

3. Click the Upload button.

Upload button

4.  Enter an expiration date and any notes.  Click the Browse and Upload button.

Browse & Upload button

5.  Locate the file you wish to share on your PC.

6.  Highlight the file and click the Open Button.

Screenshot showing the file name and open and cancel buttons with the open button highlighted

7.  A yellow bar will show, indicating that your file is being uploaded and scanned for viruses.

screen shot of the yellow bar showing file is being uploaded

8.  Once uploaded, click on the drop down menu for the file.

screenshot of the drop down menu for the file

9.  Click on the Share This File button.

screenshot of the share this file button

10.  Enter the User ID of the person(s) you wish to share the file with.

screenshot of the user id dialog boxscreenshot of the drop down box for the user id dialog

11.  Click Share.  You may add any other Users you wish to share the file with.

screenshot of the user dialog box and the share option

12.  Make sure that the User Name(s) shows up in the Users sharing this file box.
screenshot of the user name dialog box and groups sharing this file