Examplify for iPad: Manually Upload an Answer File

In the event that you are unable to upload your answer file from your iPad after taking an exam using Examplify, follow this procedure to locate the answer file.



Select the appropriate procedure for your operating system:


Upload Your Answer File from MacOS 10.14 (Mojave) and Earlier

  1. On your computer, open iTunes. 
  2. Connect the iPad to the computer and let the iPad fully sync.
  3. Select the iPad icon (near the top of the screen).


  4. Select File Sharing (on the left side of the screen).


  5. Select Examplify (in the main area of the screen).
  6. Under Examplify Documents, select the ExamSoft folder.
  7. Select Save to (near the lower right corner), and then select a location on your device.
  8. On your computer, open the ExamSoft folder.
  9. Follow the folder path to access the non-uploaded answer file:

    ExamSoft> {your Institution ID} > {your Exam Taker ID} > AnswerBundle > Exam Posting ID

  10. Open the Exam Posting ID folder, and find the *.xmsl file.
  11. Proceed with the manual upload. For instructions, see: Examplify: Manually Upload an Answer File


Upload Your Answer File from MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) and MacOS 11 (Big Sur)

  1. On your computer, open a Finder window.
  2. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad to your computer. 

    Your device appears in the sidebar of the Finder window.

  3. In the sidebar, click your device to select it.
  4. If prompted, trust your device.
  5. Within Finder, navigate to the Locations section (on the left), select the iPad icon, and then select the Files tab (near the top right).


  6. Select Examplify from the list.


  7. Select the ExamSoft folder, and drag it to the desktop.
  8. Open the ExamSoft folder.
  9. Follow this folder path to find the answer file: ExamSoft> {School ID} > {Exam Taker ID} > AnswerBundle > Exam Posting ID


  10. Within the Exam Posting ID folder, look for the XMSL file, and proceed with the manual upload.

    Note: If you do not see an XMSL file in the above folder, please contact ExamSoft Support.

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