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How do I upload files?

The maximum size of a single file you can upload is 4.5 GB, provided you have enough space in your storage quota. This page describes how to:


Upload a single file

  1. Go to https://files.warwick.ac.uk and ensure you're signed in.
  2. Navigate to the appropriate file space by clicking the link in the Your file spaces table.
  3. Browse to the folder you wish to upload a file to.
  4. Select Upload in the menu bar. The Upload window appears:

    Upload window

  5. Select the Choose files button and choose the file you wish to upload from your computer.
  6. Select the Upload button.

Upload multiple files

  1. Navigate to the appropriate file space by clicking the link in the Your file spaces table.
  2. Browse to the folder you wish to upload files to.
  3. Select Upload in the menu bar. The Upload window appears:

    Upload window

  4. Select the Choose files button.
  5. Browse to the files you wish to upload from your computer. Hold the Ctrl key (Option key on a Mac) while selecting multiple files. You'll see the files listed in the Upload window:

    Upload window shows multiple files attached

  6. Select the Upload button.

Upload a ZIP file

To upload entire folders of files, we recommend that you first make a ZIP file containing all the folders and files, then upload the ZIP file to Files.Warwick. The directory structure in the ZIP file is maintained when the contents are unpacked to your file space.

  1. Navigate to the appropriate file space by clicking the link in the Your file spaces table.
  2. Browse to the parent folder where you want to upload your files.
  3. Select Upload in the menu bar. The Upload window appears:

    Upload window

  4. Select the Choose files button and locate the ZIP files you wish to upload from your computer.
  5. Select the Upload button.
  6. Specify whether you wish to overwrite any duplicate files or not by selecting the checkbox.
  7. Specify if the ZIP file should be unpacked (i.e. all files extracted to the file space) or not by selecting the checkbox.
  8. Select the Upload button.