The Direct Access Link is a link that you can copy and share with anyone, regardless of whether they have a Keep&Share account or not. This is a unique URL that is automatically generated for each of the files, calendars, photos, etc. in your account and you can find and enable this link in the Share Control.

If you have set your Share Control so that you are not sharing with the Public or any other Keep&Share accounts, then only people with the Direct Access Link can access your files.

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Note: The Direct Access Link is a feature only available to paid accounts.

How to use the Direct Access Link

First you will need to navigate to the item you want to share (document, calendar, photos, etc.). Follow the steps in the image below to start using your Direct Access Link:

Be careful who you give your Direct Access Link to, since it provides immediate direct access without requiring a login. You also have the option of invalidating the current Direct Access Link and generating a new one if you choose by clicking on the “Generate New Link” button in the Share Control. Anyone with the old Direct Access Link will no longer be able to access your file when you click on this button.

Please note that every time you open the Share Control to copy the Direct Access Link, the link will look different than the last time you opened the Share Control. This is for security reasons and all of your previous Direct Access Links that you’ve copied will remain valid until you click on the “Generate New Link” button.

If you do not have a paid account or do not want to use the Direct Access Link, you can always copy the standard link in the Share Control and share that with your visitors.

NOTE: How to test your Direct Access Link

If you want to test your DAL to see if it works you will need to open up a new browser where you are not logged into your Keep&Share account and paste the link in that browser. For example, if you are logged into your account in Chrome then you would want to open another browser like Firefox where you are not logged in and paste the link there.