Learn all about how to use the BePrepared Platform.
Getting Started - Signing Up
To set up your vault, go to your email account and find the email from your provider with the subject line ‘Action Needed’.
Open this email, and then click on the complete button.
Your internet browser will open, and your digital vault will begin downloading to your computer.
Once the vault is downloaded, click this file to install the vault.
Then return to your browser and click the get started button. You will be prompted to open the app.
Confirm your phone number, then choose a password, and some security questions.
Your vault is now set up and you’re ready to begin
To add a recipient, open the application and click on the people tab to the left side of your screen.
Next click on the new person button near the top of the window.
Enter in your intended recipients name, email address, phone number and any other pertinent details.
If you’d like this person to be a confidant (meaning we’ll require their confirmation of your death before releasing any data) click the toggle button next to ‘confidant’.
When you’re done, click create and save.
It is recommended you let people know (especially confidants) when you have assigned them data.
To inform your recipient, click persons name, and then click the ‘invite’ button.
These types include:
It is recommended that you use these templates when adding specific types of data to ensure that all the required and pertinent information relevant to each is included for your recipients.
To add any of these types of data, navigate to the storage tab on the left side of the window.
Here, hover your mouse on the ‘add new’ button, and then select the type of file you wish to add from the dropdown menu.
You can also create folders to help organise your data if you’d like.
All template data is added using a simple 1, 2, 3 step process.
In step 1, fill out as many fields as possible. You can also attach any helpful files and leave instructions.
Once you’ve added as much data as you can, click on the next button.
In step 2, select which group or individuals you’d like to receive this item.
In step 3, you can choose to move where this item is stored in your vault if needed.
When you’re done, simply click create and save.
You can upload almost any type of file from your computer into your digital vault.
To upload a file, navigate to the storage tab on the left side of the window and click on it.
Here you will see the contents of your digital vault.
To upload an item, simply click on the upload button at the top.
An upload dialogue box will appear.
You can either click click on this box, or drag a file in.
Once a file is placed here, it will be encrypted & uploaded to your vault.
Once the file has finished uploading, as indicated by the loading icon, click on it once and click the edit button to change who will receive it.