Tools Tab Overview

The Tools section of the account provides users with a variety of features. This article will provide an overview of the features and how they can help you use FilesAnywhere.


To get started click on the Tools tab at the top of the screen.


Once you are in the Account Tools section you will see the Contacts, Reports, Services, Auto Grouping, and Technical sections. 


The Contacts section contains the Manage Contacts button which will take you to an address book which maintains groups and saved contacts.



The Reports section provides you with detailed information regarding the files in the account such as what folders are shared and other information about your account's data.



The Services section offers many powerful tools to manage your account and organize it.

Data Restore - Allows users to backup data from a snapshot taken every day at 5:00 a.m. CST up to ninety days prior. 

Convert Docs to PDF - Useful tool for users to convert a .doc file to a .pdf.

Convert Images to PDF - Useful tool for users to convert images to a .pdf.

Upload Backup Estimator - Calculates an estimated upload time for those extra large files.

Manage File Lifecycle - Set file lifecycle rules that will automatically purge files out of a directory.

Index Files - Triggers the system to take a quick inventory of your account.

Virtual Folders - Useful for placing important and frequently accessed files from different locations into one location; similiar to a favorites folder.

Service Plugins - Displays the Service Plugins that FilesAnywhere offers all users.





The Auto Grouping tools are different ways for users to sort their files. Each of these options allows different ways to sort the files housed in Virtual Folders. Sorting by Size, Extension, Date, Tags, or even Type are useful in quickly locating the files you need.




The Technical section offers a Developer API Key signup where you can request an API key to start developing.



Still Have Questions?

If you need help or have additional questions please contact us. FilesAnywhere LIVE customer support is available weekdays 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m CST. Our customer support is always free and all engineers are located at our headquarters in the US. 


Last Updated: 06/09/15 Ana O. 

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