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How To Use

HIGHTAIL
formerly youSENDit

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HIGHTAIL is a file-sharing and filesending tool which has 3 major features:


Unlimited file storage if you pay for
monthly subscription. You may also
choose to get the Free account and still
having up to 2GB storage only.
Secure with its data encryption
features and sharing controls.
Everywhere access, update and share
your files on any of your devices,
anytime, anywhere.
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From your browser,


type
www.hightail.com
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This screen appears


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Click Sign up
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This screen appears


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Notice this box.


A free trial gives you
2GB storage and
250MB file share size.
Not bad for a
Free access.
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Fill up the details. Click Sign up. We


will be using the free trial.
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This screen appears.


Click Download now.
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Hightail will be downloaded to


your desktop. Follow steps 1, 2
and 3.

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During install, this screen appears.


Tick Create a free Hightail account,
then click Continue.
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Enter the details required, check


the I agree box, then click Continue.
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You will be notified that a validation


email was sent to you. Click Continue.
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This is the content of the email.


Click the link to verify and activate
your account.
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After validation you can login to


your account. Click Continue.
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Hightail is now installed in your


computer. Notice the icon in your
Desktop.
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A Hightail folder is also added in


your local directory.
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Since you now have


Hightail installed in your
computer, lets start
adding files.

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A Welcome page appears. Click


Add files now.
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This screen appears.


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Click Upload to add files to the


Hightail Folder.
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Point to the Folder where you will get


the file to be uploaded. Click Open.
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We chose the Paper Flower Tutorial


and it starts to upload to the Hightail
folder.
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When upload is done, click My files


and you will see that the file
uploaded is now inside the Hightail
folder.
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This screen appears when you click


the Tracker button.
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I would start sending /sharing files to


others. Click here.
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Fill up the
email
address
of the person
receiving, the
subject and
message.

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Sources of files to be shared can


come directly from your desktop.
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Or from the Hightail folders which we


previously filled up on slide 24.
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If we clicked from the Hightail


folders, this will appear.
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Click How to make Paper Flower


then Add.
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The file we got from the Hightail


folder was shown here.
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If we choose to get the file from the


local drive, this will appear.
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I chose 10-Fatal Mistakes then


click Open.
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The expiry date can be set for the


paid version of Hightail.
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Check the Get a returns receipt if you


want to track it.
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Click Send.
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This screen appears.


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This email was sent to the


receiving person.
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Deadline of July 10 was given


so the recipient can act on it.
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Another feature of Hightail is the


Sign (as in electronic signature).
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I will get the file from the Hightail


folder. Click Hightail Folder.
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This screen appears.


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I will choose 3AncientKeysToWealth,


then click Sign.
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The process of Converting Document


takes about 20 seconds depending on
the size of the document.
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A preview of the converted document


is shown.
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Notice the instructions on how to sign


the document on the preview
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and on the right side of the


screen.
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If you click anywhere on the preview,


this appears.
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There are two options in putting the


signature. 1. is to draw with the
mouse.
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No. 2. is to Type the signature.


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This is signing with the mouse. Not


very nice.
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This is signing by typing. A separate box


is placed for typing your signature.
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Click Add.
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The signature is already on the


document.
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When you click Done


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This screen appears.


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I chose Save it to My Folders.


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Notice the two versions of the


document the signed (converted to PDF)
and not signed (the original Word doc).
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Id like to try the Text button. Click Text.


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Click anywhere in the preview and a


small text box will appear.
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This is how your text input will look like


on top of the preview.
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When you click Done.


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This screen appears. I chose to Save.


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This screen appears. Notice that there


is now a third version of the document.
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Congratulations!
You now know how to
use Hightail.

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We have gone through the


useful features of Hightail.
I hope you enjoyed the
journey as much as I did. I
will see you in my next
tutorial.
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