How to password protect your uploaded files?
FilePost lets you add an additional layer of security when sharing your files. You can set a password that is required to access your files. You must be subscribed to the pro or enterprise tiers, to take advantage of this functionality.
FilePost is fairly secure in its basic form. It generates non-guessable download URLs by default.
We understand that this is not enough for all users and some users who are sharing sensitive data need this. Watch the video below to see how password protecting your uploads works.
Note, the receiver must be sent the password via external means. Email, Whatsapp, SMS are all good candidates.
Watch the following video for a quick breakdown:
Essentially the steps are:
- Upload files as normal
- Click on the lock icon to enter security settings
- Choose a password
- Click on generate link
- Share link and password 🔑.
💪 That's it!
Once this is done, your share page will prompt the receiver for a password. Your share page will not display the listing of files or allow downloads unless the right password is provided.