Overview


This guide serves as an introduction to the RushFiles iOS client and its functionalities.


In this article:

1. Requirements

2. Download and install

3. Login and app settings

4. Working with files

    4.a Share options

    4.b Folder options

    4.c File options

    4.d Bottom menu

5. Office Integration

6. Uninstallation






1) Requirements


Operating systems: iOS 7 and above.




2) Download and install


The app with the default RushFiles branding is available at: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/rushfiles/id716007009 or search for "RushFiles" in the App Store.


For download links to rebranded clients, please contact your RushFiles reseller.






3) Login and app settings


Once you have downloaded and installed the app from the App Store, tap the RushFiles app on the home screen of your device.


First, you will have to log in with your RushFiles credentials. Tap the button to show your password as you are typing it in. Tap the  button to hide it again.


If you've forgotten your password, you can request a password reset mail by tapping the  button in the Password field. Just input your email address used with RushFiles and tap on Reset Password. You will now receive a mail to this address with a link to reset your password.


When you are logged in, you will see a list of shares available to you. Tap the Settings  button to access the app settings page.


In the Account tab, you can:

✔    See the email address of the currently logged in user

✔    See the version number of the app.

✔    Activate a pincode to be used instead of your password.

✔    Log out of the app.


In the Files tab, you can:

✔    Change the time period downloaded files should be kept for by tapping Keep Downloaded Files.

✔    Delete all downloaded files from your device by tapping Clear local cache.


In the Backup tab, you can:

✔    Select a folder in RushFiles where Images and/or Videos on your device will be automatically uploaded to.

✔    Choose whether you want Images on your device to be backed up to the folder mentioned above. Once you choose this, all images currently stored on your device will be uploaded to the folder you've chosen above.

✔    Choose whether you want Videos on your device to be backed up to the folder mentioned above. Once you choose this, all videos currently stored on your device will be uploaded to the folder you've chosen above.

✔    Enable Auto Image Backup if you want your images and videos to be automatically uploaded to RushFiles when you take them.


To go out of the App Settings menu, tap the Settings  button again.






4) Working with files


From the share list menu, you can navigate to and download any file that you have access to through RushFiles. Simply tap on the share, folder or file you want to open or preview.


You can also use the Search bar to find the needed file quickly.


In the following, we'll look at the different options available when working with shares, folders, and files, as well as the bottom menu.




4.a) Share options


To get to the share options menu, tap the  button next to the share. You will now see a new menu.


✔    Tap Show details to see the amount of data that is in the share and to see if it is set to be always available.

✔    Tap Always available if you want the contents of the share to be always available. Normally, when you have a file downloaded, but another user edits its content, you will need to download the file again to be able to access it while offline. With this option, the latest version is always downloaded to your device automatically. Tap this again to disable it.

✔    Tap Cancel to go back.






4.b) Folder options


To get to the folder options menu, tap thebutton next to the folder. You will now see a new menu.


✔    Tap Show details to see how much data is in the folder, its creation and last modified date, the user that last modified it, and the folder's sync status.

✔    Tap Create public link to create a link to this folder. The link URL will be placed into your clipboard.

✔    Tap Rename to rename the folder.

✔    Tap Delete to delete the folder.

✔    Tap Always available if you want the contents of the folder to be always available. Normally, when you have a file downloaded, but another user edits its content, you will need to download the file again to be able to access it while offline. With this option, the latest version is always downloaded to your device automatically. Tap this again to disable it.

✔    Tap Cancel to go back.






4.c) File options


To get to the file options menu, tap thebutton next to the file. You will now see a new menu.


✔    Tap Show details to see the size of this file, its creation and last modified date, the user that last modified it, and the file's sync status.

✔    Tap Open with to open the file with a compatible application, save it to a location on your phone (outside RushFiles), or copy it (outside RushFiles).

✔    Tap Create public link to create a link to this folder. The link URL will be placed into your clipboard.

✔    Tap Rename to rename the file.

✔    Tap Delete to delete the file.

✔    Tap Lock file to lock the file. While locked, only you can make changes to this file. Other users can access a read-only version instead.

✔    Tap Always available if you want this file to be always available. Normally, when you have a file downloaded, but another user edits its content, you will need to download the file again to be able to access it while offline. With this option, the latest version is always downloaded to your device. Tap this again to disable it.

✔    Tap Cancel to close this menu.






4.d) Bottom menu


You might have noticed the menu on the bottom of the screen when you are inside a folder, or are previewing a file.


When inside a folder, the following functions are available:

✔     | Tap these buttons to change how items are sorted. Tap the to sort items by Last Modified Date. Tap the to sort items Alphabetically.

✔    Tap this to see a preview of all images in the folder. In here, you can tap the | buttons to change the sorting from oldest to newest or vice versa. Tap the in this sub-menu to select all images.

✔    Tap this to be able to select multiple items at once. Tap theicon to delete all selected items. Tap the  button to copy or save these files to your device outside RushFiles.

✔    Tap this to create a new folder.

✔    Tap this to upload files to the folder. You can select files already on your phone, or can take a photo now and upload it directly to this folder.


While previewing a file, the following functions are available:

✔    Tap this to save a copy on your device outside of RushFiles.

✔    Tap this to delete the file.

✔     Tap this to reach the File Options menu (section 4.c) )



Note Some files also have abutton available in the top-right corner. Use this to choose an app to edit them with.
 







5) Office Integration


You can edit your files stored on RushFiles with the iOS version of Office Apps. All you need to do is add RushFiles as a location in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


How to do this:

✔    Open your Office app, eg. Word, and make sure you are logged in with your Microsoft account.

✔    Tap your username at the top of the page, then on Settings to get to the Settings menu.

✔    Under the Files & Locations label, tap the Cloud Locations button.

✔    Tap the Add a Location button, scroll down the list and tap RushFiles.

✔    You will see a login page now. Fill out the email and password fields with your RushFiles credentials. The domain will be auto-filled when you first input your email address. Tap Log in after you're done.

✔    If your credentials are correct, you're now able to access RushFiles as a location in Word. Close the Settings menu, then tap on the Folder icon in the bottom-right. Under Other Locations, tap RushFiles to access and work with your Word files stored on RushFiles.

✔    Repeat the process with Excel and PowerPoint.



Note When you're accessing your RushFiles shares through the iOS Office Integration, you can only see and work with relevant files. This means that Word only sees files that it can open, such as .doc and .docx files.
 
To remove RushFiles as a place, go back to the Cloud Locations menu, tap Edit in the top-right corner, then tap the red button next to RushFiles.
 







6) Uninstallation


Uninstall the app like you would uninstall any other app from your device.


Method 1:

✔    Go to the Home screen.

✔    Tap and Hold the RushFiles app to enter rearrange apps mode. Tap the X button on the RushFiles app to delete it.


Method 2:

✔    Go to Settings -> General -> iPhone\iPad Storage.

✔    Find the RushFiles app and Tap on it.

✔    Tap Delete App.


Method 3 (iOS 13 and later):

✔    Open the App Store.

✔    Tap your profile picture to get to the Account menu.

✔    Slide the RushFiles app to the left and tap Delete.