Your shared folders are only available for the members of your private network. For specific folders, you may also decide to add a password.
Select the shared folder you wish to protect with a password and click on Modify shared … Plus
- A blue username means that your contact is connected with the VPN/EasyConnect mode.
- A black username means that he is connected in direct mode.
- A yellow icon with a ‘N’ inside means that your contact has just shared a new
Files saved in a password protected folder are not retrieved when you perform a search.
You must browse those files from the “Folders” tab.… Plus
Here’s how you can find contacts for your private network.
From the GigaTribe software
Click the ‘Add’ button (green plus icon) and select ‘Add contact’. Select one of the following options:
- Send an invitation to an existing GigaTribe user by
No folders are shared by default.
Each user has to select folders they wish to share with members of their network.
To share a folder, click Add share folder at the top left of the software interface.… Plus
If you create a user group, you will be able to share folders with this specific group instead of sharing folders with your entire network.
From the GigaTribe software, click the Add button (green plus icon) and select Create group.… Plus
Receiving invitations from unknown users is rather common.
Any user can send as many invitations as they want.
There is nothing to worry about, no one can get into your network unless you accept an invitation.
You can ‘Edit your … Plus
When you’re downloading a file with GigaTribe, it is being uploaded by your contact at the same time. Your download speed is as fast as your contact upload speed.
Most of the time, your download speed is limited by your … Plus
Depending on your bandwidth quality, uploading files may lower your downloading speed and the other way around. Explanation below:
When exchanging files with GigaTribe, control information is sent from the receiver to the sender to make sure there is no … Plus