OneDrive - Sharing Files

Modified on Mon, 18 Mar 2024 at 03:33 PM

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service that allows you to store and share files and folders with others. Sharing files and folders in OneDrive is a great way to collaborate with others, whether it's for work or personal use. Here are some instructions on how to share files and folders in OneDrive:


1. Sign in to your OneDrive account by going to office.com and selecting sign in. Once you are signed in, select the tile in the top left and go to OneDrive.  


2. Once you are within OneDrive, select the file or folder you wish to Share. You can then click on the "Share" button located at the top of the page.



3. In the "Share" pane, enter the email address of the person you want to share the file or folder with. You may need to click the cog to open more sharing options.


4. Choose the type of permission you want to give the person. You can choose to share as "Anyone with the link", "Anyone in the organisation", "Specific People". If you select "anyone" then you can set a password and expiry for the link if required. 


5. If you want to add a message to the email invitation, you can do so in the "Add a message" field.


6. Click on the "Send" button to send the invitation.


7. The person you invited will receive an email with a link to the file or folder. They can click on the link to access the file or folder.


8. If you want to change the permissions or revoke access to the file or folder, you can do so by clicking on the "Share" button and selecting "Manage access."


Sharing files and folders in OneDrive is a simple and effective way to collaborate with others. By following these instructions, you can easily share files and folders with others and work together on projects or share files with colleagues.

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