This guide shows you how to set up a folder which will be shared between your host machine and your guest machine. For more information on transferring files between virtual machines, click here.

For a video tutorial on Windows, click here.

Setting Up the Shared Folder

  1. Select the guest machine you wish to share files with
  2. Click Settings > Shared Folders
  3. Right-click and select Add Shared Folder and use the following settings:

    Folder Path: Click the dropdown arrow, select Other, and navigate to the folder you would like to share
    Folder Name: Anything to identify it on the guest machine
    Read-Only: Unchecked (Checked, if you are exclusively pulling files from the host)
    Auto-Mount: Checked
    Mount Point: Leave blank

  4. Click OK