Getting started with your Upthere account

Check out our Getting Started Guide for a high-level overview, or use the device-specific instructions below for a more detailed walkthrough:

Step 1: Get the Upthere Home App

Visit https://upthere.com/download and click the appropriate download button for your device. Or, click here to download the app for macOS 10.10 or newer.


Step 2: Add Your Content

When you log into the Upthere Home app, you’ll see some choices to add files from your Mac:

  • At first login, click “Connect Photos” or “Connect iTunes” at the top of each content view
  • Manually add content by selecting “Import items” from the overflow menu of each content view
  • Drag-and-drop files directly into the Upthere Home app window
  • Click “Upthere Home” > “Preferences” from the top menu bar and choose “Connect Photos” and/or “Connect iTunes”. This automatically imports all existing files from your Mac’s Photos and iTunes apps and imports new files you add in the future.

Step 3: Explore Your Content

Use search to quickly find your stuff:

Edit your Upthere content using apps on your Mac:

Download your content - one file, many files, or all files:


Step 4: Organize & Share Your Content

Use Loops to organize & share your content:

You can find content other people have shared with you on the Flow tab.



Step 1: Get the Upthere Home App

Visit https://upthere.com/download and click the appropriate download button for your device. Or, click here to go directly to the Microsoft Store and download the app for Windows 10.


Step 2: Add Your Content

When you log into the Upthere Home app, you’ll see some choices to add files from your Windows PC:

  • At first login, click “Select files” in each content view
  • Manually add content by clicking the + button in the upper left corner of the app (to the right of your user name)
  • Drag-and-drop files directly into the Upthere Home app window

Step 3: Explore Your Content

Use search to quickly find your stuff:

Edit your Upthere content using apps on your Windows PC:

Download your content - one file, many files, or all files:


Step 4: Organize & Share Your Content

Use Loops to organize & share your content:

You can find content other people have shared with you on the Flow tab.



Step 1: Get the Upthere Home App

Visit https://upthere.com/download and tap the appropriate download button for your device. Or, tap this link to go directly to the iTunes App Store and download the app for iOS 8 or newer.


Step 2: Add Your Content

When you log into the Upthere Home app, you’ll see some choices to add files from your iOS device:

  • At first login, tap “Import entire Camera Roll” or “Select some photos to import” on the welcome screen
  • At first login, tap “Import” or “Connect” at the top of the Flow tab
  • At first login, tap “Select some stuff to import” on the Photos, Music, or Documents tab
  • Manually add content by tapping “Import items” from the overflow menu on the Photos, Music, or Documents tab
  • From the Flow tab, tap “Account & settings” at the top of the screen and toggle the switch on for “Connect Camera Roll”. This automatically imports all existing files from your Camera Roll and imports new files you add in the future.

Step 3: Explore Your Content

Use search to quickly find your stuff:

Download a file:


Step 4: Organize & Share Your Content

Use Loops to organize & share your content:

Share your content on social media and export to other apps & services:

You can find content other people have shared with you on the Flow tab.



Step 1: Get the Upthere Home App

Visit https://upthere.com/download and tap the appropriate download button for your device. Or, tap this link to go directly to the Google Play and download the app for Android 4.4 or newer.


Step 2: Add Your Content

When you log into the Upthere Home app, you’ll see some choices to add files from your device:

  • At first login, tap “Connect Gallery” or “Select stuff to import” on the welcome screen
  • At first login, tap “Select stuff to import” or “Connect Gallery” at the top of the Flow tab
  • At first login, tap “Select stuff to import” on the Photos, Music, or Documents tab
  • Manually add content by tapping “Import items” from the overflow menu on the Flow, Photos, or Documents tabs
  • From the Flow tab, tap “Account & settings” in the overflow menu and toggle the switch on for “Connect your Gallery”. This automatically imports all existing files from your Gallery app and imports new files you add in the future.

Step 3: Explore Your Content

Use search to quickly find your stuff:

Edit your Upthere content using apps on your Android device:

Download your content - one or many files:


Step 4: Organize & Share Your Content

Use Loops to organize & share your content:

Share your content on social media and export to other apps & services:

You can find content other people have shared with you on the Flow tab.



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