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Private files

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Moodle 2.0

In Moodle 2.0 onwards, each user has a private files area for uploading and managing a set of files.

The private files area is accessible via Navigation > My home > My profile > My private files or the My private files block. It is available as a source within the filepicker when selecting files to use in a course.

Private files management

To add a file to your private files area

  1. Click Navigation>My profile>My private files
  2. Click "Manage my private files" button
  3. The standard file picker Add-Create folder popup will appear.
  4. If desired, create or move to a folder,
  5. Click on the Add button
  6. Browse for and select a file
  7. Click the 'Save changes' button
Standard file add- create directory, showing 2 files
  • Uploaded files may be downloaded, renamed, moved or deleted by clicking the icon next to the file. After making any changes, remember to click the 'Save changes' button.