Send File to Contact

As part of your engagement with clients, there are documents, forms or other files you may need to provide to other agencies on their behalf.

When sending files electronically, security is an important concern.

The secure file transfer functionality allows you to send or request a file from a contact from within the database. The interaction and the file are then linked to the contact record.


Please review this video in conjunction with the instructions below.

Step 1. Log into your CRM database (refer to Logging On for further information).

Step 2.  Select Contacts from the top menu

Step 3. Find the Contact you want to send a file to.

Check that the Contact has a valid email address.

Step 4. Scroll to the Secure File Transfer sub-panel

Step 5. Click Create

The Secure File Transfer page is displayed

Step 6. Enter a brief summary in the Transfer Subject field.

This will appear in the email sent to the Contact.

Step 7. If required. enter details in the Internal Notes section. This information will not be sent to the Contact.

Step 8. Click the check box next to Send a File.

The Send File panel is displayed

Step 9. Enter details in the Instructions for Recipient field

This information will be included in the email sent to the Contact.

Remember to include any actions the contact must take. e.g. Please download and read the Client Information booklet by Friday 24th May. Your Case Manager will discuss it with you on your next call.

Step 10. Select any Standard Documents.

If your agency has uploaded any Standard documents, you can select them from the Standard Documents to Send list.

Step 11. Click Choose File next the File to Send

A window will appear, providing access to your PC.

Find the file you wish to send and click Open, or double-click on the file.

Tip - If you need to attach more than one file, combine the files into a zip file. You can then attach the zip file.


Step 12. Click Save

The request is saved, and an email is sent to the client with access pass details, and another email with a link to download the file/s.

File Email:

If you click on the Transfer Subject in the Secure File Transfer subpanel, you can view the details of the created transfer

The sent documents appear in the Transferred Document subpanel

When the contact has successfully downloaded the file, the Transfer status will update

Further Information

For further information, refer to the following articles:

Updated on October 21, 2021

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