The Web interface

You can connect to your collaboration server using any Web browser. Just point it to your servers URL (e.g. and enter your username and password:

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You can test this service by creating an account here:


Just enter a valid email address and you will receive the instruction how to access.

Web browser requirements

For the best experience with the web interface, we recommend that you use the latest and supported version of a browser from this list:

  • Google Chrome/Chromium (Desktop and Android)

  • Mozilla Firefox (Desktop and Android)

  • Apple Safari (Desktop and iOS)

  • Microsoft Edge

Navigating the main user interface

By default, the Web interface opens to your Dashboard or Files page:

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In Files you can add, remove, and share files, and the server administrator can change access privileges.

The user interface contains the following fields and functions:

  1. Apps Selection Menu:
    Located in the upper left corner, you’ll find all your apps which are available on your instance of collaboration cloud. Clicking on the icon will expand the menu and clicking on an app icon will redirect you to the app.

  2. Apps Information field:
    Located in the left sidebar, this provides filters and tasks associated with your selected app. For example, when you are using the Files app you have a special set of filters for quickly finding your files, such as files that have been shared with you, and files that you have shared with others. You’ll see different items for other apps.

  3. Application View:
    The main central field in the user interface. This field displays the contents or user features of your selected app.

  4. Hide and Expand side menu:
    By clicking on this icon you can hide or expand the side-menu to have more space to work with your files for example.

  5. Navigation Bar:
    Located over the main viewing window (the Application View), this bar provides a type of breadcrumbs navigation that enables you to migrate to higher levels of the folder hierarchy up to the root level (home).
  6. New button:
    Located in the Navigation Bar, the New button enables you to create new files, new folders, or upload files.

  7. Search field:
    Click on the Magnifier in the upper right corner to search for files and entries of the current app.

  8. Notifications:
    Giving information of recent actions, alerts, informations, …
  9. Contacts Menu:
    Gives you an overview about your contacts and users on your server. Dependent on the given details and available apps, you can directly start a video call with them or send emails.

  10. Grid view button:
    This looks like four little squares, which toggles the grid view for folders and files.

  11. Settings menu:
    Click on your profile picture, located to the right of the Search field, to open your Settings dropdown menu. Your Settings page provides the following settings and features:

    • Links to download desktop and mobile apps

    • Server usage and space availability

    • Password management

    • Name, email, and profile picture settings

    • Manage connected browsers and devices

    • Group memberships

    • Interface language settings

    • Manage notifications

    • Federated Cloud ID and social media-sharing buttons

    • SSL/TLS certificate manager for external storages

    • Your Two-factor Settings

    • Nextcloud Version information

In case of questions please contact us:

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