How to use TOAST.net Photo Sharing

Most TOAST.net plans include free online photo sharing. Keep friends and family up-to-date by showing your most recent photos. Let others see photos of your favorite hobby, city, pet, and more.

I. Viewing Photos

  1. From the Start Page (www.toast.net/start), click on the Photo Sharing button across the top of the screen.
  2. Enter a TOAST.net username in the "View Photos for" text box and click the Go button. Example: rascals.
  3. You will now be on the main photos page where you can view pictures.

II. Managing your Photos

  1. From the Start Page (www.toast.net/start), click on the Photo Sharing button across the top of the screen.
  2. Click on Login, at the login window, enter your TOAST.net User Name (without prefix or suffix) and Password, then click OK.

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  3. Once logged in you can create new folders, delete folders and pictures, view statistics and upload pictures.

III. Uploading your Pictures

You can organize your photos into different folders. Click the make a new folder link to create a folder. You can also create folders inside other folders.
 
  1. Click on the Upload Photos link to publish or delete pictures in your album.
  2. If prompted, click the Open or Run button. You may be prompted twice.
  3. Click OK and wait for the next window. This can take several seconds.
  4. Double click on TOAST.net Photo Sharing (can be found under My Computer).
  5. In the Login As window, enter the following:
    • User Name -- Your TOAST.net user name (for example, if your email address is test@toast.net, your User Name would be test)
    • Password -- Your TOAST.net password
  6. Click Login.
  7. You can now drag-and-drop files directly into the white area under the address bar. Find the pictures on your computer (must be .jpg or .jpeg) and drag/drop them into the FTP:// window (or you could use Copy & Paste).
  8. You can right click on any file to perform a variety of actions such as Delete, Open, Cut, Copy, etc.
  9. When you are finished, simply close all windows.

IV. Viewing your Pictures

  1. Share your photos with your friends/family by emailing them the link to your photo library.
  2. Alternatively, you could have them go to http://photos.toast.net and enter your user name.
  3. Have Fun!

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