Uploading Downloading and Deleting Files
You can upload and download files to and from Apporto. For example, if you have files on your computer, you can upload them to Apporto in order to work with them. After saving changes, you can download the file back to your computer for printing, etc.
This short guide will show you step by step how to:
Upload a File
You can upload a file from your computer to the Apporto desktop.
Login to Apporto
Using your preferred web browser, navigate to the web address provided by your administrator, for example, “mycollege.apporto.com”.
Then log in to the system to access the Apporto App Store.
Select your App
Locate and launch the app or desktop that you want to work with, for instance, Microsoft Excel.
You may upload files to Apporto via drag n' drop or the File Upload menu.
To drag n' drop, simply locate a file on your computer, select it, and drag it onto the Apporto desktop.
Alternatively, click the File Upload option in the top panel.
The file explorer on your computer will open automatically.
Locate and select the file you want to upload, then click Open to initiate the file transfer.
You may select multiple files to upload them all at once. Folder upload is not currently supported. You may zip a folder and upload the zip file though.
The ‘FILE UPLOAD’ status displays in the bottom right corner.
Small files (e.g. < 1 MB) will upload in few seconds. Larger files (e.g. > 100 MB) may take several minutes to upload.
When the upload is complete, the file will appear on the Apporto desktop.
Click x to cancel.
Click Close to close the status box.
Open an Uploaded File
Open Uploaded File
Locate the file on the Apporto desktop and double click to open it.
Alternatively, you may open files via an application menu. For example, in Excel, choose File > Open and navigate to This PC > Desktop to locate and open a file.
Download a File
You can download a file from Apporto to your local computer.
Click File Download in the top panel.
The ‘File download’ dialog box displays. The default directory is Desktop.
You have the option to download files from any accessible directory in Apporto.
To select a different directory click the Apporto link in the breadcrumb to navigate up a level, then select the desired directory.
Select a file then click Download
Depending on your operating system and browser, the file download process starts and either downloads automatically to your designated download folder, or prompts you to select a download location.
Follow any on-screen prompts to complete your download.
When the download is complete, click Close
Delete a File
Delete File from Apporto
To delete a file from Apporto, locate the file on the desktop, right click and select Delete.