Accessing M-Files Desktop

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When M-Files Desktop is installed and your vault connections are set up, you see all the vault connections on your M-Files drive in File Explorer. To use M-Files, click the icon on your desktop. You can also use the Microsoft Windows start menu or the M-Files drive in File Explorer.

Logging in

To log in, double-click a vault on the M-Files drive. To log in as a different user, right-click the vault and select Log In as. If M-Files cannot use your Windows credentials for the login, the system asks you for your credentials when you open the vault.

Logging out

To log out, click your username in the top-right corner of the user interface and select Log out.