Egnyte Help Desk

Egnyte's Different Access Points

Egnyte allows users to access and edit your files from several different access points, but different access points are best utilized in different scenarios. We've prepared this guide to help you understand when to use each one. The links below will take you to learn more information about each access point.

Desktop Sync

Egnyte Drive

Web UI

Mobile

 

 

Desktop Sync

Egnyte Drive

Web UI

Mobile

Where should I use it?

On the road, or when connectivity is poor

Anywhere with a stable Internet connection

Any web browser while connected to Internet

On the go, especially when you need to make quick changes

How do I get it?

Download and install the Desktop Sync client on your computer

Download and install Egnyte Drive on your computer

Log in to your username.egnyte.com account on any web browser

Download the Egnyte app on your iOS, Android, or Windows Mobile Device

Where do my files reside?

Copies of your files are stored on your hard drive

Files reside in the cloud but are accessed from your computer

Files reside in and are accessed from the cloud

Files reside in and are accessed from the cloud

What are the benefits?

Work offline and sync changes back to the cloud.  Very fast due to local access

No need to store local copies of file on your computer

Extremely user friendly and collaborative

Portable access to Egnyte account , including all files and folders

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