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How to securely share large file with Firefox Send | Internet

Firefox Send is Mozilla's file upload service. The tool allows you to upload and share files up to 2.5 GB online. The service is fully focused on security and privacy: the encrypted file is deleted after reaching the number of downloads or time set by the user whichever comes first. In addition, a password can be added to protect documents.

In the following tutorial, check out how to use Firefox Send to securely share files with your friends and family. The tool works in any browser such as Chrome, Opera and Edge, besides Firefox, and does not need registration. However, unidentified users can upload only 1 GB of files.

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Learn how to share files through Firefox Send Photo: Divulgao / MozillaLearn how to share files through Firefox Send Photo: Divulgao / Mozilla

Learn how to share files through Firefox Send Photo: Divulgao / Mozilla

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Step 1. Go to the Firefox Send page and check "Select files to upload" or drag them into the browser window. If you would like to upload files larger than 1 GB, press "Sign in to your account to upload up to 2.5 GB" to log in or register for free;

Select files to upload Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraSelect files to upload Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Select files to upload Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Set the amount of downloads and time for the file to expire. If you wish, check the "Password Protect" option and enter a password in the right field. After making the desired settings, press "Submit";

Configuring download files Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraConfiguring download files Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Configuring download files Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. The sending of the files will then start. Now just wait for the upload, which may take a few minutes depending on the file size and the speed of your connection. When done, press the "Copy Link" button.

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Copy the share link Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 1. The copied link should be sent to the file recipient along with the unlock password. When accessing it, if necessary, enter the password and press "Unlock";

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Enter unlock password Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Finally, check "Download" to start downloading the files.

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Downloading Files in Firefox Send Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Ready. Take advantage of tips for securely and privately sharing files over the Internet.

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