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How Do I Upload a File to Online Storage

February 21, 2012  |  Difficulty: Easy

how to upload a file to the online storage provided with your Inbox email account.

Sometimes, you may face a situation where you need to share a file with another computer. For instance, if you have no portable storage you can easily use an online storage service. Free file storage like this is offered by Inbox.com and an account also comes with free email and other services. You can use this online storage feature to upload files into your Inbox account and access your files from anywhere you have an Internet connection. This function is also used for transferring data between work and a home office. To learn how to upload a file to the online storage provided with your Inbox account follow the instructions below.   

Uploading the file to online storage:

  1. First you have to log in to your Inbox account (to learn how to create your free account you can follow the steps in the article that focuses on setting up an email address).
  2. When you are logged in to your account switch to the “Storage” tab.
  3. In the blue navigation bar, click on the “Upload file(s)” button.
  4. Click on the “Browse” button and locate the file in your computer, then click on the “Open” button.
  5. Now you can browse for more files to upload. You can see a list of selected files in the “Files to upload” section.
  6. Click on the “Upload” button.

Tips and Tricks:

  • In the “Storage” tab you can manage your files, create folders and subfolders, as well as move or delete files, etc.

Warnings:

  • In the Internet browser interface you can upload files up to 20MB. To upload larger files you have to download the Free Upload Tool.
  • For free mailboxes the storage limit is 5GB, if you want to extend your storage space you have to have an account upgrade.

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