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Locking and Unlocking Files and Folders

Learn how to:

 

Locking files

  1. Locate the file that you want to lock. Learn about navigating folders.
  2. Check the box next to the file, then click Manage (see Figure 1).
    Figure 1
    Figure 1.
  3. Click Lock Details (see Figure 2).
    Figure 2
    Figure 2.
  4. Select Locked, then click Apply (see Figure 3).
    Figure 3
    Figure 3.

Locking folders

  1. Locate the folder that you want to lock. Learn about navigating folders.
  2. Check the box next to the folder, then click Manage (see Figure 4).
    Figure 4
    Figure 4.
  3. Click Lock Details (see Figure 5).
    Figure 5
    Figure 5.
  4. From the pull-down menu select one of the locking methods (see Figure 6).
    To lock the folder and everything within it, select Folder & Contents Locked. To just lock the folder, select Folder Locked.

    NOTE:
    Folder Locked locks the folder so no one else can upload files to the folder, but they can still edit the files within the folder when given permission. Folder & Contents locked locks everything.

    Figure 6
    Figure 6.

Unlocking files or folders

To unlock files or folders:

  1. Locate the file or folder that you want to unlock. Learn about navigating folders.
  2. Check the box next to the file or folder, then click Manage (see Figure 7).
    Figure 7
    Figure 7.
  3. Click Lock Details (see Figure 8).
    Figure 8
    Figure 8.
  4. From the pull-down menu select one of the Unlocked, then click Apply (see Figure 9).
     Figure 9
    Figure 9.