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Anywhere Files

Install Anywhere Files on a PC or Mac

Go to anywherefiles.niu.edu and log in with your Z-ID and password.

log in with your Z-ID and password

In the upper right corner, click on your username and select "Download Filr Desktop App" from the dropdown menu.

pull down the menu next to your username and choose Download Filr Desktop App

 

Choose the download version you need.

choose the download version

PC                 Mac

Choose the Windows Client for your machine. Choose Run. The Setup Wizard will start.

Choose Run and the Setup Wizard will start

 

Accept the license agreement.

accespt the license agreement

 

Click Next to install to the default folder.

Click Next to install to the default folder

 

Click Install.

click Install

 

In the Account Information dialog box, put https://anywherefiles.niu.edu for Server URL and enter your Z-ID and password.

Server URL is https://anywherefiles.niu.edu, username is Z-ID

 

Synchronized folders - click Add to select folders to sync.

click Add to select folders to sync

 

General settings - choose the default folder and whether to load the program on start up.

choose the default folder and whether to load the program on start up

 

The Summary screen appears.

Summary window

 

Mac 

Choose the Mac OS client, which downloads to the Download folder in Finder. 
Open Finder, then Downloads, and click NovellFilr-1.0.pkg to install. The Installer starts.

the installer

 

Click Continue to accept the license agreement.

click Continue to accept the license agreement

 

Click Install for the standard installation.

click Install

 

Click Close when the installation has completed.

click Close when the installation has completed

 

Open Finder and select Novell Filr.

choose Novell Filr

 

Click Start.

click Start

 

In the Account Information dialog box, put https://anywherefiles.niu.edu for Server URL and enter your Z-ID and password.

enter https://anywherefiles.niu.edu for Server URL and your Z-ID and password

 

Synchronized folders - click Add to select folders to sync.

click Next

 

click Add to select folders to sync

 

the Summary window

 

To add to or remove files in your anywherefiles.niu.edu, go to Finder and look for Filr. Files can be cut, copied and pasted into the folder.

contents of the Filr folder