Sharing process from the perspective of an external person


 Do you already have an JKU Drive account?

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If you previously received share via Drive, you already have a JKU Drive Account. Please be sure to have your account credentials ready.

  1. You will receive an email with the subject "xy has shared folder xyx". The sender address is identical with the email address of the person that shared the folder for you. Click on the folder name.

    Email language

    If the person who is sharing has set the browser language to German, you will receive the emails in German.

    Conversely, if the person sharing has set the browser language to English, you will receive the emails in English.

  2. You will be redirected to the login page.

    In the field "User ID:" Enter your email address. It is the same email address you provided when creating the account and on which you have received the share notification. 

    In the field "Password:" Please enter the password you specified when you created your account. Next, click on the "Login" button.  

    Password forgotten

    In case that you have forgotten your password, please follow the steps described in the section "Have you forgotten your password for your JKU Drive account?".

  3. In the overview you can see the files shared with you.

 You don't have an JKU Drive account yet?

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Please follow the instructions below step by step to gain access to the shared files:

  1. As a first step you will receive an email with the subject "xy has invited you to access an item (xyz)". The sender address is identical with the email address of the person who shared the folder for you.

    Click on "Self-registration required" to create an account. 

    Email language

    If the person who is sharing has set the browser language to German, you will receive the emails in German.

    Conversely, if the person sharing has set the browser language to English, you will receive the emails in English.

    2. The next step is to create a JKU Drive account. Please enter your first name, last name and a password of your choice.

    Remember password

    Please be sure to remember this password!

    Accepting the terms and conditions is mandatory. To do so, click in the box next to "I accept terms and conditions". Clicking on the button "Register" completes the account creation.

    3. Afterwards you will receive the confirmation that your data has been submitted correctly. Click next for Login to verify the newly created account.

    4. Login

    Important

    Please make sure to register by logging into Drive for the first time immediately after registration. You will otherwise not be able to access the files. 

 Have you forgotten your JKU Drive password?

If you have already successfully logged on to the JKU Drive with your Account (= all steps of the account setup have been completed), click on "Can't Login?".

In the field "Email address" please enter the email address you used when creating your account and then click on the "Send" button. Follow the steps mentioned.


Account creation not yet completed

If you have forgotten your password before your first login ( = not all steps of the account creation process have been completed), please write an email - including your User ID - to servicedesk@jku.at.