CloudApp for Windows is not connecting

The most common reason for this issue is the firewall or antivirus blocking the connection. On most computers there is no need to make any firewall configuration. If your browser is correctly navigating to https://share.getcloudapp.com/dashboard, then CloudApp for Windows should be able to use the same connection.

You can test this by visiting https://share.getcloudapp.com/dashboard

If your connection is not successful, and you are seeing a message like this:

Here are several solutions you can try:

Whitelist CloudApp in your antivirus software:

  1. Go into your antivirus software (McAfee, Norton, etc) and look for a section that lets you whitelist the CloudApp app located at C:\Program Files(x86)\CloudApp\CloudApp.exe
  2. Whitelist the App located at C:\Program Files (x86)\CloudApp\CloudApp.exe on your firewall.

If you have any trouble with finding the option to do this, search on Google for your antivirus or firewall solution and find documentation that outlines how to whitelist and app.

Whitelist domains our application uses: 

If you need to whitelist the domains used by the application you need to allow access to share.getcloudapp.com domain. If you require additional assistance don’t hesitate to contact us using the help widget in the right bottom corner of this article.

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