Getting Started With HomeDrive

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To use HomeDrive once you have signed up for either a 14 day trial account, or created a full account via the vGRID Customer Portal, you will need to: 

  1. Download the HomeDrive Dashboard application from
  2. Install the HomeDrive Dashboard on the computer/s where you want access to your vaults.
  3. Login to the Dashboard and create a new Vault. Please note that, like email addresses, Vault names must be unique. The "Company-VaultName" (EG: vGRID-Accounts) naming convention is a surefire way to get a unique Vault name.
  4. Copy files that you want synchronised/shared to your new Vault/s.

That's all there is to it! Once you have copied all the files you want to your vault they will synchronize with our secure servers and will be available online at the HomeDrive Web Panel:

If you have any questions about our service or are having issues, please feel free to look at our HomeDrive Knowledge articles:

Our Knowledge Base is full of articles to help you get the most out of our services including vGRID Protect, HomeDrive, hosted email services and more. 

Otherwise if you can't find what you're looking for please contact our friendly support team at

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