Frequently asked questions

You can recover your password by clicking on the ‘Forgot password?’ button on the fyio login page.

This sends an email with a temporary password to your registered email address.

If you still need help, please contact us here.

fyio can only be accessed with an internet connection.

No, please do not share your password with anyone else. If you would like to share documents with friends and family send them an invitation to download fyio.

Subscribing to fyio allows you to upload up to 1GB of documents in one place for an affordable price. 

You can access your fyio instantly from your replacement device. 

We recommend changing your password. 

You can change your password in your fyio settings.

Click on the ‘My Settings’ tab.

Click on the ‘Change Password’ button.

Enter your current password, your new password, and confirm your password.

Click on the ‘Proceed’ button.

When you sign up to fyio you will need to connect your account to an email address, and create a password.

fyio will then send a 'magic link' to the linked email address.

Visit your emails, click on the email from fyio, and click on the magic link.

You can now enter your fyio.

You can disable this in your settings.

Search for your document using the search tool in the top right hand corner on the fyio homepage.

Click on the search tool and enter the name of the document.

Alternatively, you will find a list of all your documents in the ‘My Documents’ tab at the bottom of your screen.

After you've uploaded a document using the 'Add Document' function, click on the document either in 'My documents' or in the relevant drawer. You will then be given the option to 'Share This Document'.

Click 'Share This Document'.

Choose the length of time you would like to share the document for.

Select the contact you would like to share the document with. You can add a new contact by clicking the plus sign in the top right corner. If they aren't a fyio user, an email invitation will be sent telling them you want to securely share a document and asking them to download fyio.

Click 'Done' and the document will be shared.

When you upload a document you have the ability to set a reminder;

The screen will display the question, 'Does this document need to be renewed?' If you would like to set a reminder, move the toggle to the right 

Select the renewal date.

Select how long in advance you would like to be reminded.

Finish the upload steps.

Alternatively, you can add a reminder to a document you have already uploaded;

Find the document in the relevant drawer.

Click on the document.

Click on cog in the top right of your screen.

Click 'Edit'

Follow the above steps.

Click save.

When sharing a document (see ‘How do I share a document?’), you can choose how long you wish to give the user access for, this ranges from 24 hours to 'until I cancel'.

You can change your mind and revoke access at any point;

Find the document in the relevant drawer.

Click on the document.

Click on the cog in the top right hand corner.

Click 'sharing' and the 'manage access' page will come up.

If you wish to revoke access, click on the 'X' to the right of the person's name and this will delete the document from the users fyio.

There are three ways to find a document: 

1: If you know the name of the document you can click on the ‘My Documents’ tab at the bottom of your screen and search using the search icon in the top right of the screen.

2: By finding the fyio user who sent you the document in the ‘My Contacts’ tab at the bottom of your screen. Click on their profile and you will be shown a list of documents shared by that person or documents you have shared with them.

3: Click on the 'Settings' icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. Click 'Notifications'. You will then be shown a list of all recently received documents that have generated a notification.

Click on the document.

Click on the wheel in the top right-hand corner.

Click ‘Edit’.

Make your change(s).

Click ‘Save Changes’.

Find the document in the relevant drawer.

Click on the document.

Click on the cog in the top right hand corner.

Click 'Sharing, this will take you to the 'Manage Access' page.

Click the 'X' next to the person's name and this will delete the document from their fyio.

 

fyio drawers are prelabelled and fixed but we would love to hear your suggestions for new drawers. Please contact us at https://www.fyio.app/#contact

To delete a document, find the document you would like to remove.

Click on the document.

Click on the cog in the top right hand corner of the screen.

Select 'Delete'.

To delete a contact, find their profile on the ‘My Contacts’ tab on the bottom of your screen.

Click on the contact.

Select the bin icon underneath their name to delete their contact.

You can also choose to permanently block a contact by clicking ‘Block this contact’.

To upload more than six documents with 1GB of storage, simply subscribe to fyio for £3.99 per month or £39.99 per year . Click on the ‘fyio Up! Subscribe Now’ button in 'Settings' or 'My Profile'.

To take a photograph of a document: 

Click ‘Add Document’.

Click 'Upload' at the top of the screen.

Choose ‘Take a photo' or 'Take multiple photos' if you are uploading a multiple page document.

Please note that photographs are taken within the app and for security reasons do not backup to your camera roll.

If uploading a multiple page document, take the first photograph and click 'Done', you can then take a second, third and or fourth photograph, clicking 'Done' after each one. Once you've photographed all the pages, click 'Create Pdf' to upload.

 

Fyio Free lets you upload 6 documents, up to 10MB in file size, free of charge. With fyio Unlocked you can upload 1GB of documents. Document sizes tend to vary from 1MB to 12MB.

For example, if you use an iPhone 12, the average size of a photo is 6MB meaning you could upload 166 documents through your camera. For iPhone 7 users, the average size is 2MB, allowing for 500 document uploads.

PDF sizes tend to be much smaller, so this might be a better option if you plan to store a large number of documents.

Yes, many everyday apps let you download your receipts, bank statements, tickets and other essentials instantly – all your documents, in one place.

Yes, fyio is compatible with tablet devices.

fyio is only compatible with mobile and tablet devices.

Using your iOS phone, scan a document using the notes function. Once scanned, click the 'share' icon and choose fyio. Once logged into fyio, select 'Add Document' and upload as usual.

Yes, fyio is fully GDPR compliant. You can read more in our terms and conditions, here https://fyio.app/terms-and-conditions/.

fyio partners with Amazon Web Services, the world’s most comprehensive cloud platform. The app uses 256 bit encryption to ensure your documents are secure.

Everything that matters to you is continuously backed up in real-time making it as safe to use as your banking app. To guarantee peace of mind, fyio constantly monitors and reviews security.

No! fyio has no interest in your drawers. At no point can fyio see the contents of your drawers.

If you decide to cancel your subscription you will be changed to a fyio Free user and you will only be able to view the first six documents you uploaded. If you wish to delete your account.

Click on the ‘Settings’ tab.

Click on the ‘My Settings’ button.

Click on the ‘Delete Account’ button.

Please ensure you remove any documents you wish to keep before you delete your account. Once deleted, documents cannot be recovered.

If you wish to delete your account.

Click ‘Settings’ 

Click ‘My Settings’

Click ‘Delete Account’

Please note, this is irreversible. If you delete your account all of your documents will be deleted. 

We recommend downloading any documents from your fyio before deleting.

Yes, your subscription will renew monthly or annually if you have an annual subscription.

You can update your email address in your fyio settings.

Click on the ‘My Settings’ tab.

Click on the ‘Change Email’ button.

Enter your existing email, your password, and your new email.

Click on the ‘Proceed’ button.

You can update your password in your fyio settings.

Click ‘My Settings’.

Click ‘Change Password’.

Enter your current password, your new password, and confirm your password.

Click on the ‘Proceed’ button.

Your account will be changed to a fyio Free account and you will only be able to view the first six documents you uploaded. When the payment issue has been resolved your additional documents will be unlocked.

In the event of a death, your next of kin can access your fyio account with an accompanying letter from their solicitor.

In order to make this process as simple as possible we recommend that all users share their key documents immediate family members when uploading to their fyio account.

How can we help?

Do you have a question about fyio Send us a message using the contact form and we’ll respond to you within 48 hours.

For media enquiries, please contact hello@fyio.app

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