Manually upload an answer file from Examplify

July 18, 2016 Miguel Bruno

If Examplify is unable to upload your answer file automatically after an exam, you can find and upload the file using our website instead. Please note that you will need to use the same computer that was used to complete the exam. See the instructions below for Windows and Mac. 

If you're using a Windows computer: 

  1. Log in to the custom home page for your institution. 

  2. Select Courses or History from the ExamSoft banner at the top of the page. 

  3. Click the Manual Exam Upload button and click Browse. 

  4. In the file explorer window, navigate to this folder: C:\ProgramData\Examplify\STBackups  

You can do this by copying and pasting the folder path into the address bar in the file explorer as shown below. Then, hit the Enter key or click the Go arrow.   

  1. Select the folder labeled with your Student ID followed by the name of the exam you are trying to submit answers for. 

  2. Select the .xmsl file in this folder and click Open.  

 

  1. Click the Upload button to submit the file. 
      

If you're using a Mac OS X computer: 

  1. Log in to the custom home page for your institution. 

  2. Select Courses or History from the ExamSoft banner at the top of the page. 

  3. Click the Manual Exam Upload button and click Browse. 

  4. In the finder window, navigate to this folder:  

/Library/Application Support/Examplify   

      
 

  • You can do this by pressing the Shift +  + G keys at the same time, and then copying and pasting the folder path into the prompt as shown below. Press Go. 

 
 

  1. Find and open the folder named STBackups. 

  2. Select the folder labeled with your Student ID followed by the name of the exam you are trying to submit answers for. 

  3. Locate the answer file with the extension '.xmsl' (without quotations) 

 
 

  1. Click the Upload button to submit the file. 

 

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