Quick Start Guide for New Admins
Let’s walk through a few easy steps of deploying Filecamp for your organization.
STEP 1 – Customize your account’s branding
Navigate to Admin >Themes and you will see a few predefined sample Themes we have created for you. The default Theme is marked with a star . Click on one of the sample Themes to edit or select Add Theme icon to create a new Theme.
STEP 2 – Add some folders
You may want to transfer your current, internal folder structure or clean it up by planning a new folder structure. To create a new folder just click Add Folder icon in the top menu.
STEP 3 – Upload files (or folders)
Navigate to the folder you want to upload files to, then click the Upload icon and then choose Choose Files or Folder.
Select the specific files and folder from your local Mac/PC and click the Open button and click the Start Upload button.
When the upload process in finished click Done, and you will be directed to the folder where you can see the files you have uploaded.
STEP 4 – Add tags to an image
To add tags or keywords to an image, click on the image and click the Info icon. You can also click the Context menu icon below the image thumbnail. Choose Info.
You can now enter some tags that describe the image. Remember that all tags are searchable, so they can really help you converting your files to real digital assets.
STEP 5 – Add Users
Filecamp comes with unlimited users in all plans and you can easily create new users and give them permission to the folders you want them to access. Go to Admin > Users and click Add User icon in the top menu to add a user.
STEP 6 – Folder permissions
STEP 7 – Invite Users
To invite a user go to Admin > Users and find the user on the user list. Then click the context menu icon and select Invite . This will send an email to the user with the users login credentials.
To quickly bulk add and invite multiple users to your account you can click the Invite icon in the header, and just paste in the email addresses of the users you would like to add.
STEP 8 – Share files with links
Play around with Filecamp´s cool features of sharing files or folders with anyone without requiring them to login.
STEP 9 – Email Notifications
To keep you on top of new events in your account, we’ve built a notification system that lets you know when new files or comments are added in your Filecamp. It’s up to you what actions you’ll be notified about, so here’s how to make your choices:
- Click the Notifications icon at the top of the page
- Select which action you want to be alerted about. You can choose to be notified on new uploads, new comments and label changes.
- You can now choose to be notified via a in-app message and/or via email.
STEP 10 – How to get help
If you need any more help getting started, you can visit the Knowledge Base where you can contact the Filecamp support team as well.