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Requesting Files

You can request files from anyone with an e-mail address. This allows users outside VCU to securely share files with you.
 
1. Go to filelocker.vcu.edu
2. Click the Request Upload button on the My Files screen
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3. Select any desired options
Options:
  • Request expiration date: Defaults to 2 weeks. Can be set to expire sooner    
  • Send request to email: Address of recipient
  • Add message to email: You can set a message for recipients to see when the file is shared with them
  • Other options: You can Allow multiple file uploads, be notified, and optionally password protect the upload request
 
Then, click Create Request to send the file upload request to the recipient. 
 
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Note: If an incorrect e-mail address was entered, you will not be notified. 
 
See the downloading files page to see how to download files uploaded to your account 
 

This article was updated: 08/3/2015