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Installing hopTo on your Apple Mac OSX computer

Shai Simchi
posted this on March 24, 2014, 4:19 PM

Follow the steps below and you’ll be ready to access documents on your Mac from anywhere using hopTo.

Prerequisites

hopTo system requirements are available here: Click to view system requirements.

Important Note – Please make sure to install the hopTo app on your iPad and create a hopTo account. You will need the user name and password to complete the steps below.

Installation instructions for the iPad hopTo app are available here: Click to view iPad app installation instructions.

Installation steps

  1. Download the hopTo installer here (Download).
  2. Save the hopToAgent.pkg installation file at a desired your location or choose to run it immediately.

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  3. If you saved the file - double click it to start the installation process.
  4. Follow the easy steps through the installation process.
  5. Click on "Continue".

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  6. If interested, change the installation location and then click "Install" (In case your mac is password protected, enter your user name and password once prompted)

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  7. The installation wizard will complete automatically and will display “The installation was successful” upon successful installation.

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  8. A window will then appear allowing you to sign in to hopTo. You will need to enter the credentials you chose when installing the iPad app.

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  9. If you do not yet have a hopTo account, you can create one by clicking on the “Create Account” link that will switch to a create account window.

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  10. Upon successful sign in, a notification will appear near your task bar that you can now access your Mac's documents from the hopTo app on your iPad.

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  11. The hopTo icon now appears in your menu bar. The green dot next to it designates an online status (red dot designates offline status).

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