Access with browser

This instruction will help you to access u:cloud with your browser.

Start

  1. Open ucloud.univie.ac.at with your browser.
  2. Enter your u:account userID and your u:account password.
  3. After you have logged in successfully you will see the u:cloud home page.

Screenshot u:cloud Startseite

Elements


Top dark blue bar

  • The menu can be openend with the menu symbol (3 horizontal lines) on the left.
  • On the right side of the menu bar you can find the search function. The search box opens with a click on the magnifiying glass symbol.
  • With a click on the u:account userID, you can access your user settings for u:cloud via Einstellungen or log out via Abmelden.

Screenshot u:cloud Kopfleiste Web

Main window

  • Here you can see your files, the file size, the alteration date and if the file has been shared.
  • Above that you can find the file directory, starting with the home directory. This is marked by a house symbol.

Screenshot Hauptfenster u:cloud

Left panel

  • You can choose various filters to change the view of your files. For example: Mit Dir geteilt (shared with you), Von Dir geteilt (shared by you), Geteilt über einen Link (shared by link).
    By default, Alle Dateien (all files) is chosen.
  • At the bottom you can access your deleted files via Gelöschte Dateien. Deleted files can be accessed for 180 days after deleting them.

Screenshot linke Spalte u:cloud

Managing files and folders

When you log in for the first time, the home page is empty. You can create and upload files and folders now.


Creating files and folders

  1. Click on the plus symbol on the right, next to the house symbol.
  2. You can upload files and folders (maximum file size 1 GB) or create a folder or text file.

Screenshot Dateien und Ordner erstellen


Upload files

Drag the file or folder (maximum file size 1 GB) you want to upload into the browser window and drop it. You can also click on the plus symbol and then on Hochladen (upload).


Upload files, restore versions, share files

If you hover over the file in the main window, you can see more options:

  • By clickling on Herunterladen (download) you can save the file on your device.
  • Versionen (versions) allows you to restore older versions of the file – up to 5 older versions of the file are available.
  • Via Teilen (share) or Geteilt (shared) you can share the file or folder with other users and give them permission to either read or edit your file or folder.

Files can be moved and renamed like on your local PC.

 Note

If you want to move your file, you can do so by moving the file to a different layer.

Menu

You can switch between various apps in the menu. The app Files is activated by default.


Files

  • Main window: All files and folders

  • Left panel: Add various filters to change the view of how to show your files. All files is activated by default.


Activity

Activity shows all changes in your u:cloud and the changes in shared folders.


Gallery

 

Gallery shows all pictures in your u:cloud and all pictures shared with you.

 


Contacts

 

  • Main window: You can find the list of your saved online contacts.
  • Left panel: You can find menu points with options to add new contacts, add filters and switch to your menu settings. 


Calendar

  • Main window: Add new appointments and share them with others
  • Left panel: Set up and share new calendars orchange the view. Further down, you can find settings to import calendars and look up the CalDAV link for the use in Thunderbird or other programs.


Bookmarks

  • Main window: Here you can find all your saved bookmarks.
  • Left panel: Options to add or search for bookmarks, as well as the menu settings can be found here. Select it by clicking on the gear icon at the bottom.