How to Use Firefox Send to Share Large Files

How to use Firefox Send to share large files
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If you are looking for a private and safer platform to help you share large files, then consider using Firefox Send. Launched in early 2019 by Mozilla Firefox, Firefox Send is a free encrypted file transfer service that allows users to safely and simply share files from any browser.

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With Firefox Send, signed-up accounts can send a file as large as 2.5GB and those who have not signed up can easily send files as large as 1GB

How to Share Large Files using Firefox Send

1. Open your web browser and navigate to

2. The Firefox Send home page will open. Now drag the files you want to send into the “Drag and Drop Files” box. The file can not be greater than 2.5 gigabytes in size or else you will get an error. The files will appear in the box.

3. Find the options at the bottom of the “Drag and Drop files” box where you can adjust your files to no longer be available after a particular number of downloads or a specific number of days. To add a password to your sent document, click on “Protect with a Password” and create a password. Hereafter, recipients will have to enter the password to download the file.

4. Click “Upload” when you are ready to upload your File to Firefox Send.

5. Upon successfully clicking upload files on Firefox Send, your file will be encrypted and ready for sending to the recipient. Now, click on “Copy link” to share the link with the recipients.

How to Open a Firefox Send File

Now that you have received a file link from Firefox Send, you must be wondering how you will be able to download and save the file. Send makes it easy for your recipients to download and save files. No hoops to jump through. Here is how;

1. Click on the Firefox Send file link that you have received.

2. The Firefox Send file home page will open.

3. You will be prompted to enter the password. Enter the required password and click on “Unlock.”

4. The file shared with you to download will be displayed. Click on “Download” to download the file and choose the location where you want to save your file.

Quick Note: Recipients don’t need to have a Firefox account to access the file. However, they will need a password if you encrypt your file while sending it.