Using Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business - Amazon WorkDocs

Using Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business

If you are invited to access business documents with Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business, you can complete the following actions by signing in to https://workdocs.aws/ using your Amazon Business credentials.

Viewing and searching for files

You can view your recently shared and viewed files from the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page. You can also view files that are shared with you or by you.

To view files that are shared with you or by you

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose Recently Shared.

  4. For Shared, choose Shared By Me or Shared With Me.

Open a file to preview its content.

To view the content of a file

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the file to view its content.

Use search terms to find files or folders that you want.

To search for files or folders

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. For Search files or folders, enter a search term.

  4. Press Enter.

  5. (Optional) Choose + Filter to filter the search results by date range and owner, and then choose Apply.

  6. (Optional) Choose Save to save these search settings for future use. Enter a filter name, and then choose Save.

Sharing and commenting on files

You can upload and share files and folders from the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page.

To upload files and folders for immediate sharing

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, choose + Share.

  3. Select the files or folders to share.

  4. For Recipients, enter the names or email addresses of the people to share the file with.

  5. Choose Next.

  6. Enter a Title and Description.

  7. Choose Next.

  8. Choose Done.

You can also share files or folders that are already uploaded to Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business.

To share existing files or folders

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file you want to share, and then choose Share.

  5. For Recipients, enter the names or email addresses of the people to share the file with.

  6. Choose Share.

Add comments to files when you view the file content.

To comment on files

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the file to view its content.

  5. For Add a comment, enter your comment.

  6. Choose Comment.

Uploading and downloading files

You can upload files or folders to Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business, and download files from it.

To upload files or folders

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose + Upload.

  5. Choose Upload files or Upload folders.

  6. Select the files or folders to upload.

To download files

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file you want to download, and then choose Download.

Moving, renaming, and deleting files

Move, rename, and delete files from Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business.

To move files

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file you that want to move, and then choose Move.

  5. Choose the destination folder to move the file to, and then choose Move to here.

To rename files

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file that you want to rename, and then choose Rename.

  5. Enter the new name for the file.

  6. Press Enter.

To delete files

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file that you want to delete, and then choose Delete.

Viewing activity

View the activity for your Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business team.

To view all activity

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose Activity.

View the activity for a specific file on Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business.

To view activity for a file

  1. Sign in with your Amazon Business credentials at https://workdocs.aws/.

  2. On the Amazon WorkDocs for Amazon Business home page, open the navigation pane on the left.

  3. Choose My Files.

  4. Choose the ellipsis (...) next to the file, and then choose Activity.