Roughly, the Drop.io service works like this:
- You create a user name that Drop.io uses to build a unique, personalized URL for you. I entered sfrancoeur to create mine.
- You upload the files you want to fax.
- You decide if you want to password protect your Drop.io site
- Once you've created the site and uploaded a file (or files), you go to your personalized page and click the "Send" link under the file you want to fax. From the list of send options (fax, email, etc.) you select fax, enter the fax number, and click send.
If you don't password protect your Drop.io page, then anyone can download your files, which might be a good thing if you are a student working on a document for a group assignment. Students could also use this service to save things like papers they are working on. If they don't have a flash drive to save their work, they could upload it to Drop.io so they can retrieve it later.