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How To Install pCloud Drive and Sync From Windows 10/8.1/8

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Business need space, where they can access the documents to files that are required to run a business efficiently. There are thousands of cloud services are available in the world, but only a few of them have the features, which can help you run a business smoothly. One among the few is pCloud, which provides you Features and Functions to assist you to run your business smoothly.

How to Install Our pCloud Drive and Sync Some Folder from Your Computer

PCloud offers you 50GB storage free account without charging you a penny for it, and the validity is for a lifetime. The services are extremely reliable, even for the free version of it. To start with the PCloud, you have to download their latest version of pCloud Windows PC.

#1 – Features

pCloud is unique, and it comes with several features, which are incomparable with other Cloud Storage. Here are the unique features of the pCloud.

1 – pCloud Drive

When you open “My Computer,” you can see that there is an external 500GB partition on your PC, which happens to be the pCloud virtual storage drive. The virtual partition does give the vibe of physical hard drive feeling, and you can use it the way, you use your regular partitions.

Example: You can access to Copy files, Move folders, and much more.

virtual serverNote: You have to download and install the pCloud program.

2 – Password Protection

pCloud take measures when it comes security. The latest version of pCloud comes with a password protection download links. When you have a file that you want to share with only specific people, then you can add a Password to it.

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3 – Expiration Date

When you share a link publicly, you can always set an expiration date and time to the files. The public links will be expired, and no one will have access to that particular file.

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4 – Statistics of Download Links

We all have one or two files, which we share publicly but how many of the people have downloaded it? How do you find it? pCloud has added a feature that tracks the number of downloads, which gives you a comparative data on some downloads.

  • Locate the SHARE function,

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  • Select Stats.


  • You can check the Stats of public download links.

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5 – pCloud Rewind

When you are in a rush, you delete few important files and data that can cost hundreds of dollars later on but with the Rewind feature, an unusual feature, which lets you RESTORE files and data back to your cloud storage. It is a life saver for those who are into incessant business.

6 – Premium Services

pricingsJust to remind you, you can always try the Free version of the service to test the services, which are reliable. When your business demands for more virtual space then nothing is better than pCloud Premium services.

#2 – Download & Setup

Step 1: Go to the pCloud Official Website.

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Step 2: Download the Windows version program.

windows 10 buildStep 3: The file size of the pCloud is only 8.5MB, which takes less than a minute for you to download it.

Step 4: When the download is finished, Run the program as administrator.

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Step 5: Make sure to read the Terms and Conditions, then click on “I Agree,” then you can begin the Installation.

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Step 6: It takes only a minute to install the program on your Windows PC.


Step 7: A pop-up will appear, and Click on “Install.

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Step 8: Click on “Launch.”

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Step 9: You need an account to get things started out. You either go back to the site and Sign up, or you can Sign up for a free account using the program.

loginStep 10: Once you sign in, this is what you should see on your screen.

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#3 – Upload & Share Anything Publicly

There are several other things you can do when you have access to the Virtual Storage. However, you can never unleash the true potential of any service without knowing the Features & Functions of the service.


pCloud Other features are,

  • It comes a simple to understand and navigate File Manager.
  • Security is assured.
  • Backup your files.
  • Sharing is easy and comes with advanced features.
  • File Versioning.


pCloud is suitable for Small to Big business, and having a virtual storage makes it for you access all types of files to demonstrate to your clients and customers. Let us know, what feature is missing from the pCloud and also shoot your opinions in the comment section below.

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