Sharing folders with other people

You can grant access to folders from your Cloud to other people by creating and sending a share link.

  1. Tap the folder settings symbol on the upper right in the menu bar.

    Ordner-Einstellungen-Symbol

    All elements will receive a check box.
  2. Choose the folder you want to share by tapping on the control box to the left of the element.
    A symbol bar will appear at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap More in the symbol bar.
    A context menu will appear.
  4. Tap Share.

    Share folder

    A share link for the folder will be generated. The shared folder will be labelled with a share symbol. In addition, a Shared elements folder will be created in the folder overview screen, which contains all shared folders.
  5. You can carry out the following actions with the share link:
    • Sending:Send the share link via email by tapping Share link via email. An email composition window will be opened in the GMX Cloud App for iOS and you must simply enter the recipient’s email address.
    • Sharing:Share the share link with an external application by tapping Share link. A context menu will appear where you can choose the smartphone application with which you wish to share the element.
    • Copying:Copy the share link to use it elsewhere by tapping Copy link.
    • Deleting:Delete the share link if you no longer wish the folder to be accessible to other people by tapping Stop sharing.

    share link actions

  6. If you want to view the folder sharing details at a later time, follow the instructions below:
    1. Tap the folder settings symbol on the upper right in the menu bar.
      All elements will receive a check box.
    2. Select the folder whose sharing details you wish to view by tapping on the check box to the left of the element.
      A symbol bar will appear at the bottom of the screen.
    3. Tap More in the symbol bar.
      A context menu will appear.
    4. Tap Sharing options.
      You will receive an overview of the folder sharing options, and can carry out the actions described in Step 5.

    Share link details

You have shared a folder and can make this available to other people using a share link.