FAQ: Apps

Yes, when you download files or folders to view them in offline mode, they are saved locally. However, they are encrypted in such a way that they can only be read from the App itself.

If you select the command „Save as“, the idgard® window always starts at the top level; therefore, you are back in the Box list. You can now save the file in any Box. If you want to update or overwrite files, simply use the standard office save button (diskette).

If you have opened a file from idgard® with the Office Add-in, you can update it after editing it with the default Office storage button (diskette). If you have opened a file from idgard® with the Office Add-in, you can update it after editing it with the default Office storage button (diskette), provided that you have created the file or that you have permission to delete it. Overwriting is only possible in these two cases.

We are currently evaluating the user needs and development efforts. If you would like to have the Add-in for Mac, please contact our support team and let them know what you need.

1. Communication with colleagues and partners.

Do you just want to use idgard® PrivacyBoxes? No problem! You do not need any additional software and can start immediately! Log in through idgard® homepage anytime. You will find the green login button is on the top-right corner.

 

2. idgard®communication via Outlook:

You can download our useful Outlook Add-in for free in our download area. It will be automatically integrated into your Outlook window. Once activated, you can access all your Boxes directly through Outlook, as you would also do through your browser. This way, you can easily insert links to Boxes in an email without any further steps. (Data sheet – idgard® Outlook Add-in)

Here you’ll find an interesting article about our Outlook Add-in in our privacyblog.

 

3. Mobile Applications (idgard® App for Apple devices):

You can, of course, always access idgard® safely with your iPad or iPhone through your regular browser. However, you can also download our app for Apple devices from iTunes for free. What’s more, it allows you to benefit twofold: You can also work offline, and your online data is protected, since the app prevents automatic synchronization with iCloud. Consequently, your data is not transferred. (Data sheet – idgard® Outlook iOS App)

 

App for Android devices:

You can also always access idgard® through your regular browser with your smartphone or tablet. It is more comfortable and above all safer with the special idgard® App, because it automatically protects your data from being synchronized with Google Drive and thus prevents the copying of your documents abroad. (Data sheet – idgard® Android & Blackberry App)

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