Files Interface: Organizing Files on SecureSafe

Learn what actions are available for the files you have saved in your SecureSafe and how to access them.

SecureSafe offers cloud-based file storage capabilities, enabling users to upload, manage, store and securely share important documents, photos and other files in a secure online environment – encrypted multiple times and stored deep in the Swiss mountains.

When managing your files on SecureSafe, you have a variety of options to perform tasks on stored files. To access these options, please carry out the following steps:

  1. Log in to your SecureSafe account.
  2. From the menu in the left sidebar, select Files.

    The following actions are available for files saved on SecureSafe: Display, download, print, rename, copy to..., move to..., send securely and move to trash.
  3. Select a file from the list of files displayed in the main window, for which you wish to carry out one of the following actions:
    • Display
    • Download
    • Print
    • Rename
    • Copy to...
    • Move to...
    • Send securely
    • Move to trash
  4. The sidebar on the right displays a preview of your file, allowing you to get an idea of its contents without the need to open each file individually.
  5. Additionally, you have the option to perform actions at the top of the preview sidebar. You can also right-click on each file to access the same options and actions available in the sidebar. Below is an overview of the various options and actions that you can take for each file.



    Display To open your file on a page of its own, select Display.
    Download Select Download or click on the download icon in the sidebar on the right to download your file to your operating system's download folder.
    Print Select Print or click on the print icon in the sidebar to print out your selected file.
    Rename Select Rename if you wish to adjust the name of your file.
    Copy to... To copy the selected file, select Copy to... . This opens a window, giving you the option to either select an existing folder or create a new folder to copy the file into. Complete copying the file by clicking on Copy here.

    Complete copying a selected file by clicking on "Copy here".


    Move to... To move the selected file from its current folder location to a different location, select Move to... . This opens a window, giving you the option to either select an existing folder or create a new folder to move the file to. Complete the action by clicking on Move here.

    Complete moving a selected file by clicking on "Move here".


    Send Securely To securely send a file to a selected email contact, select Send securely. Refer to our article on enhancing secure collaboration for more details.
    Move to Trash To delete your selected file, select Move to trash. This opens a window, prompting you to confirm deletion by clicking on Move item to trash. The file is now deleted from SecureSafe. For more information on how to delete files from SecureSafe, please refer to our article on the topic.

    Confirm the deletion of a selected file by clicking on "Move item to trash".



Different file types and folders may offer various actions, so be aware of the differences.