Koofr on iOS

Getting started with Koofr on Apple mobile devices.

Koofr app for Apple mobile devices provides an easy way to store, share, organize and move photos and other files between mobile devices, stationary devices and cloud.

Koofr allows you to:

Use your Apple mobile device to access and share files or folders stored on your mobile device, computers or in cloud service. You can even integrate storage from other cloud service providers, such as DropBox and Google Drive.

Koofr allows you to effortlessly upload and download movies, photos, songs or other files and password protect upload and download links to maximise privacy and security.

Getting started:

  1. Download Koofr iOS App from App store.

  2. Install Koofr on your Apple mobile device.

  3. Click on    to start Koofr.

  4. Login to your Koofr profile using your Koofr username and password.

  5. You can access your profile information, by clicking    located in the top right corner of the screen.

  6. Go back by clicking   .

  7. Click on    to enter the root of folder structure.

  8. Now you can try creating folder by clicking    in upper right side of the screen

  9. In menu click   .

  10. Name your folder and click   .

What kinds of files and documents can I view in Koofr on my Apple device?

Koofr support viewing of most common document, photo and movie files.

Creating folders and organising files or folders in Koofr?

Creating new folders in Koofr is made easy. Same goes for managing and organizing them.

To Create new Folder:

  1. Click    in upper right side of the screen.

  2. Click    in the menu that pops up.

  3. Name your new folder and click    to confirm.

After new folder is created you can easily rename, move, copy or delete files for easier and more intuitive access to your files and folders.

Organizing Files and Folders

If you want to rename files or folders in Koofr on your Apple mobile device, Koofr allows you to do that with just a few finger strokes.

To Rename File or Folder :

  1. Select file or folder you wish to rename.

  2. Open File or Folder options menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over file or folder.

  3. Click   .

  4. Type new name of file or folder in window that pops up.

  5. Click    when finished typing to confirm.

Uploading photos from an Apple mobile device?

You can easily upload and share your photos in Koofr. Photos you upload are stored in Koofr and are available to you anywhere, anytime. You can even access them from other platforms like Mac OS, PC or Android devices.

To upload your photos to Koofr:

  1. Go inside a folder you want to upload photos to.

  2. Click   button in upper right side of the screen.

  3. When window pops up, click    button.

  4. You are transferred to your device's photo albums menu.

  5. Choose photos you wish to upload by clicking on them.

  6.    icon appears on selected photos.

  7. When you are finished selecting photos, click    button.

  8. Progress indicator is shown while photos are uploaded, when it disappears photos are safely stored in you Koofr.

Automatically upload new photos

Koofr has an option to automatically upload new photos. This allows you to quickly upload pictures directly from your phone to the Koofr app.

To automatically upload new photos:

  1. Click on    on lower left of the screen then click on Settings icon    in upper right corner of the screen.

  2. Checkboxes under Auto Upload in your Profile menu indicate if your new photos are automatically uploaded and if they are uploaded on WiFi.

  3. If you want your pictures to be uploaded simply make sure that box by the link is checked.

  4. When the box is checked, your new photos will be automatically uploaded.

What sharing a folder in Koofr does?

Sharing a folder basically allows your friends or a person you select, to access folders and files you choose they can access.

It’s simple as that!

How do I share folders in Koofr?

Sharing in Koofr is made really easy! Simply choose a folder and person with whom you want to share:

  1. Select or create folder you want to share.

  2. Open Folder options menu, by dragging your finger from left to right over file or folder.

  3. Click    icon when menu opens.

  4. Click   

  5. Window with listed group members opens. If you don't yet share file or folder with any members it is empty.

  6. You can add people by clicking    icon on top right side of the window.

  7. Type person's full Koofr login e-mail to begin sharing folder with them.

  8. In “Add person” window you can also set permissions for a person. You simply click on permission you want to set for a specific person and    will appear next to permission.

  9. Click    button when you are finished adding a person.

  10. You can add multiple persons, by clicking    icon on top right side of the window, for each individual person you wish to add.

  11. Folder is now shared.

  12. You can access and edit or delete your shared folders by clicking    button in bottom right corner of the screen. in sharing window you click on    icon next to Share’s name to access list of persons who you share folder with.

How do I delete files, folders or shares from Koofr on my Apple device?

Getting rid of unwanted files, folders or shares is really simple in Koofr.

If you want to delete file or folder:

  1. Open “File/Folder options” menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over file or folder.

  2. Press    icon.

  3. Press    button to confirm.

If you want to delete share:

  1. Press    in lower right side of the screen. When Sharing menu appears, slide your finger from right to left over folder's name, and click   .

  2. If you want to delete single person from sharing menu click    next to folder’s name.

  3. In menu, slide your finger from right to left over user's name, and click    when it appears.

What type of links can I create and what do they mean?

In Koofr you can basically create two types of links:

1. Download link

Download link enables third party to download file or folder from your Koofr even if person is not a Koofr user. Link is created and sent via email, Facebook, Twitter or messages.

To create download link:

  1. Choose file or folder for which you want to create download link.

  2. Open File / Folder options menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over file or folder.

  3. Click    icon.

  4. If you clicked    icon on the right side of a file window will open directly.

  5. If you clicked    next to a folder, click    when menu appears.

  6. Window will open offering multiple communication services.

  7. Select communication service you want to use (most common are e-mail or messages).

  8. Koofr will create download link in your selected service and teleport (yes teleport!) you there. Enter desired person’s contact information (e.g. e-mail address) and send download link.

  9. You can also click    in menu to copy link's URL and paste it where you like.

2. Upload Link

Upload link enables third party to upload files from their devices to your folder in Koofr even if they are not Koofr users. Link is created and sent via email, facebook, twitter or messages.

To create upload link:

  1. Select folder to which you want to attach upload link.

  2. Open “Folder options” menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over folder.

  3. Click   .

  4. Click    icon.

  5. Window will open offering multiple communication services.

  6. Select communication service you want to use (most common are e-mail or messages).

  7. Koofr will create upload link in your selected service and teleport (yes teleport!) you there. Enter desired person’s contact information (e.g. e-mail address) and send upload link.

  8. You can also click    in menu to copy link's URL and paste it where you like.

What bookmarking a folder in Koofr does?

Koofr has an option to “Bookmark” folders: This allows you to quickly access your most commonly used files.

To bookmark a folder:

  1. Choose a folder.

  2. Open “Folder options” menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over file or folder.

  3. Click    when menu opens.

  4. When “Star” is grayed out, your folder is stored in   .

After Bookmark is created you can access it by clicking    in mid-bottom side of the screen.

Password protecting your download links in Koofr?

Koofr allows you to password protect all your download or upload links. With this action you secure your links and your Koofr from accidental or deliberate misuse.

To password protect your download or upload link:

  1. Click on    logo on lower left of the screen.

  2. Click on    icon in upper right corner of the screen.

  3. If you want your links to be protected simply make sure that box by the link you wish to password protect is checked with   .

  4. When the box is checked, password is sent automatically with the link you created.

Making comments and mentioning files in Koofr?

In addition to accessing, sharing and storing your files wherever you are, Koofr also allows you to make comments on shares and to mention files.

To make a comment:

  1. Click on the    button in upper right corner of the screen.

  2. Click on the    button.

  3. When Comments wall opens you can enter comment in text box.

  4. Click Send button.

  5. Comment is displayed on Comments wall. You can see comments from all users sharing same folder.

To mention a file:

  1. Open “File options” menu, by sliding your finger from left to right over file.

  2. Click on    icon.

  3. Enter comment in text box. At this point you will notice that reference to mentioned file is automatically added in front of your comment.

  4. When finished composing comment click Send button.