Set up Files Drop in NextCloud

July 18, 2017 by Nia Ordinario

How to set up the Files Drop feature in NextCloud to allow users upload anonymously to your NextCloud account.

  1. Begin by clicking on the NextCloud icon and then selecting Open NextCloud in Browser.

Open ownCloud in Browser button location
  1. Login with your UH username and password.

    Create a new folder by clicking on New button and then selecting Folder.

New and Folder button location
  1. Type in the name of the Files Drop folder.

Naming New Folder
  1. Tip: We recommend you Name the folder so it indicates that the folder is meant for anonymous uploads (example Anonymous File Drop, Anonymous Uploads, etc.)

    Click on your on your profile name and then click on Personal.

Personal button location
  1. Click on Files Drop tab.

Files Drop button location
  1. Under Files Drop, click on Choose.

Choose button location
  1. Click on the folder you created for the file drop. Click on Choose.

Anonymous Uploads location
  1. Click on Choose to verify the folder.

Choose button location
  1. A link will be generated for you to share. Copy this link to enable others to send you files anonymously.

File link location