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Why connect local folders on your computer to Curiosity

Your operating system already gives you search for your local files. Nevertheless, connecting folders to Curiosity offers some great advantages. It lets you:
Search your local folders, email and cloud app in the same place
Quickly navigate to folders or files by searching them
Save things for later using Spaces without needing to move the file or message

How to connect local folders on your computer to Curiosity

When you open the app for the first time, you will be asked whether you want to connect folders on your computer.

To connect a local folder on your computer to Curiosity later:
Click the + button next to Computer in the left menu
Check the folders you want to connect, or select others by clicking Add Others
Click Close

Your folders will appear under Computer in the left bar and your files will be searchable (as soon as they're indexed).

You can also connect a network folder to Curiosity if it's visible as a folder in your file explorer (i.e. mapped as a local drive)

On macOS you may need to enable Full Disk Access for Curiosity: Here's how

🔐 Your data stays on your computer. We never see, copy or store your data. Learn more about data security and privacy here.

Updated on: 19/09/2022

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