Adding SmartVault Drive to Files on Your Computer

SmartVault Drive lets you access your files in SmartVault using your computer’s File Explorer or Finder (Mac). This saves time when moving files between your desktop and SmartVault.

To use the SmartVault Drive, you must first map it. You need Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or later, Microsoft 2008 and 2012 Servers, or Mac OS X.


Before mapping your SmartVault Drive on Windows Server 2012 and higher, install the Desktop Experience feature in the Windows Server Manager console.

Mapping Your SmartVault Drive

To map SmartVault Drive to your computer’s File Explorer or Finder:


You must have a user license to access Mapped Drive.

  1. Open the SmartVault Launchpad on your computer.


    Installing the SmartVault Connected Desktop automatically creates a SmartVault Launchpad shortcut on your desktop.

  2. Click SmartVault Drive.


  3. In Map SmartVault Drive - SmartVault, click Correct.
  4. Allow the app to make changes to your computer, if asked.
  5. In SmartVault WebDAV, SmartVault preselects the checkboxes for the services you need. Click OK to allow SmartVault to enable them.


  6. For Select the drive letter to use, the default letter for the drive is Z:\. Use this default or select an option in the dropdown list.
  7. Enter your SmartVault email and password. Click OK to finish mapping.


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