Yousendit Express Quickstart Guide

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Yousendit Express Quickstart Guide

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YouSendIt Express Quickstart Guide


Express Quickstart Guide

This document is organized into four sections.

Part I: Download & Install

Part II: Send a File

Part III: Send Options & Tracking

Part IV: Additional Features

Part I: Download & Install Part II: Send a File Part III: Send Options & Tracking Part IV: Additional Features

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1. Go to http://www.yousendit.com

2. Select the ‘Applications’ tab

3. YouSendIt Express is the first

download link.

Select ‘Download Now’

*You can also access this page

after you login to your account

by selecting the ‘Plug-ins and

Applications’ tab on the left

navigation.

Download

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1. Launch the downloaded program file.

2. Select Run to start the install wizard.

3. When prompted, select Next.

4. Select Finish to complete the wizard

and launch the program.

YouSendIt Express will install a

shortcut on your desktop for launching

the program. You may also launch

Express from your Start menu. (On

Windows XP, select ‘Start’, then ‘All

Programs’, then ‘YouSendIt’.)

Install - Windows

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1. Launch the downloaded program file.

2. Follow the instructions to install the

application.

3. Log out and log back in at the end of

installation.

4. YouSendIt Express will be installed in

the Applications folder and appear in

the Dock for easy access.

Install - Mac

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Sign In

• Enter your email address and

password

Express can remember your

account information for future

use if you prefer.

• Sign out from your account

by selecting the ‘Settings’

menu.

Express allows you to send

and receive, right from your

desktop.

• Zip and compress multiple

files and folders with

automatically

• Right-click on any file in

Explorer or Finder and

choose Send by YouSendIt.

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Send a File

1. Enter recipient email, subject

and personal message.

2. Attach a file by clicking the

‘Add Files’ button. Select

‘Add Folder’ to add an entire

folder with all of its files and

automatically compress for

delivery (available only in

YouSendIt Express!).

3. Click the ‘Send It’ button.

You will receive a

confirmation email when the

file has been successfully

uploaded and sent.

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Recipient Email

Your personal message

Download link

Recipient Email Example

• Recipients click the ‘Download

File’ button to retrieve your

files or folders

• Recipients are directed to a

secure download page.

• If recipients can’t find the

message, it may be in spam

folder. Check for a message

from delivery@yousendit.com.

• If recipients misplace your

email, you can simply forward

the confirmation email you

received after download.

• Recipients, who are Express

users can download files from

Express Inbox.

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Send Options

Express offers multiple sending options

that you can select before sending:

Track and Secure

• Password-Protected Secure Delivery requires

recipients to enter a password to retrieve your

files. For security reasons the password is not

included in the notification email and you must

provide it to them.

• Certified Delivery with Tracking allows you to

track who downloaded your file and when.

*Requires recipients to login/register before

downloading files.

• Return Receipt sends you an email notification

when your file has been downloaded.

Other Sending Options

• Send as PDF will convert your file to a PDF

during delivery.

• Compress files into a zip file. Automatically

compress your files with

no additional software. Folders are

automatically compressed.

• File Expiration Options allows you to change

the file expiration settings.

• Remember Send Options allows you to save

your selected options as

your default settings. When unchecked, any

changes will apply only to

the current file(s).

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Tracking from Express

Tracking

• Click “Sent Items” to view your sent files.

• Select a message and see the number of downloads.

• If your file was sent with “Certified Delivery with Tracking”

you can also get detailed tracking information.

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Additional Features of Express include:

• Faster Uploads - Up to 25% faster uploads

Additional Features

• Send Folders - Folder Uploads will automatically resume for any file transfers interrupted in the event

of a dropped network connection

• Folder uploads

• Right-click to send - Right-click on a file or folder in Explorer or Finder and Send by YouSendIt

• Drag-and-drop to send - Drag a file or folder on your YouSendIt desktop icon and send it right from

there

• Manage DropBox files from your Inbox - Receive and download files from your Express Inbox

• Track file activity - Track the number of downloads and Certified Deliveries from “Sent Items”

• Use to distribute - Forward previously uploaded files to new recipients from “Sent Items”

• Manage file expirations - Change the expiration dates on files you’ve already sent in “Sent Items”

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Support Resources

For additional assistance, use

any of these resources:

Frequently Asked Questions

Windows: http://www.yousendit.com/cms/faq-standalone

Mac: http://www.yousendit.com/cms/faq-express-mac

Request Support

http://www.yousendit.com/static.php?key=support_form

Live Support Chat

http://www.yousendit.com/login.php

(available when logged in to your web account)

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