Each user has a private files area for uploading and managing a set of files. The private files area can be accessed via the dashboard or the My private files block. The private files repository can be used as a source within the filepicker when selecting files to use in a course.
Downloading a Private File
Navigate to your dashboard and to the Private files block.
Click the link 'Manage private files'
The file manager will appear.
There are two ways to download a private file.
On the top left just above your files you will see the download button. Click on it and your file will download.
Or click on your file to open up the "Edit" window. On the top left you will see the Download button. Click on it and your file will download.