Request an Upload of a file to Filelocker


Provides instructions for how to request an upload of files to Filelocker



The Request Upload function allows Valencia College users to receive files from anyone, anywhere. Use it to send an email invitation to an intended uploader, and they will receive a link allowing them to upload into your space on the system.

How to email an invitation using the Request Upload function:

  1. Sign into Filelocker at

  2. Click the Request Upload button on the My Files page.

  3. Select any of the desired options below, fill in needed information and click the Create Request button.

  • Request expiration date: Defaults to maximum, but can be set to expire sooner.
  • Send request to email: Address of recipient.
  • Add message to email: Brief message to recipient.
  • Allow multiple file uploads: Select to enable recipient to upload multiple files to your account.
  • Force a virus scan for uploaded files: Highly recommended for your protection.
  • Password protect: Strongly recommended. When selected, spaces appear for entering and confirming a password. You will need to provide the recipient with the password.

Note: If an incorrect email address has been specified, you will not be notified. Your recipient will receive an email message prompting him or her to click a link, provide a password (if one



Article ID: 110174
Tue 6/16/20 12:40 PM