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Connecting to CloudMe is as easy as 1,2,3!

Looking to connect to CloudMe? Wish you could treat CloudMe as an additional drive on your computer? Then here’s a quick tutorial to help you connect to CloudMe so you can drag-n-drop files/folders in and out of your CloudMe account.

Connecting to CloudMe is as easy as 123!

For Mac users:

  1. Open your Mac Finder. From the “Go” menu, select “Connect to Server…”
  2. In the “Server Address” field, enter http://webdav.cloudme.com/username (insert your CloudMe username for “username” and use lowercase letters)
  3. Type in your CloudMe username (in lowercase) and password. Be sure “Registered User” is selected and click “Connect”

For Windows users:

We recommend downloading the free version of NetDrive to connect to CloudMe.

Here’s how you configure NetDrive to connect to CloudMe:

  1. Click New Site (bottom left button) and Site Name = CloudMe
  2. Site IP or URL = http://webdav.cloudme.com/username (in lowercase)
  3. Server Type = WebDAV and Drive = Z (or any other)
  4. Account = Your CloudMe account username (in lowercase)
  5. Password = Your CloudMe account password
  6. Check the box – Automatic login and then click “Connect”

If you have any problems or questions, please feel to post them in the comments here or email us at support@cloudme.com.

 

How to store your QuickBooks backup file on CloudMe

Looking to store your QuickBooks backup file on CloudMe? Great!  Then here is a quick tutorial to help you utilize CloudMe’s WebDAV capability to store your QuickBooks backup file.

We recommend the following 3 step procedure:
1. Install WebDAV
2. Create a folder within your CloudMe account called “QuickBooks Backup”
3. Within QuickBooks, “Schedule Unattended Backup”

1. Install WebDAV
A. After opening a CloudMe Account, go to WebDAV
B. If you have a Mac, follow the instructions provided
C. If you have Windows, download the free NetDrive app

How do I configure NetDrive to CloudMe?
You can configure NetDrive to use CloudMe by following these instructions: 

  1. Click New Site (bottom left button) and Site Name = CloudMe
  2. Site IP or URL = http://webdav.cloudme.com/username (in lowercase)
  3. Server Type = WebDAV and Drive = Z (or any other)
  4. Account = Your CloudMe account username (in lowercase)
  5. Password = Your CloudMe account password
  6. Check the box – Automatic login and click “Connect”

2. Create a folder within your CloudMe account named “QuickBooks Backup”
A. Log in to CloudMe
B. Under the tab My Files, click on New Folder in upper right corner and name the file, “QuickBooks Backup”

3. Within QuickBooks, “Schedule Unattended Backup”
A. Please read the section listed at the bottom of the following link called “Schedule Unattended Backup
and follow the instructions.
B. For Location, insert the correct link to your “QuickBooks Backup” folder within CloudMe
Ex.  z:\xios\QuickBooks Backup\

Looking for help storing other files on CloudMe? Just leave a comment below and we’ll be happy to help!

The Forecast for 2012: It’s getting cloudy… And we love it!

You know that great feeling of being on the right track? We at CloudMe are having that feeling right here and right now. And we owe it all to you! By choosing to use our service to share your memories and experiences with friends and family you are not only giving us your recognition, you are also being a part of the greatest internet trend there is, Cloud Computing.

We love it when you share with us your ideas for improvement of our CloudMe service. As a company in the forefront of technology we are constantly looking for influences from everywhere we can find it. That is also why we will be closely monitoring many of the most important exhibitions and seminars in 2012.

If you are interested we would really like to invite you in to all of this. All you have to do is keep coming back to this blog and we will give you all the latest geek talk and user oriented stuff.  Still we can not cover everything. So if you think that there is something we have missed or should look in to. Please just let us know.

After all, we are in this together.