How can I share a file or folder from OneDrive?


To share a file or folder from OneDrive:

  1. From your OneDrive, hover over the file or folder you want to share.
  2. Select the share icon the share icon in OneDrive.
  3. If sharing via email, enter the name or email address of the person you want to share with.

the share menu in OneDrive

  1. Choose one of the following:
    • Select Can edit if you want the person you are sharing with to be able to make changes to the file or folder.
    • Select Can view if you do not want them to be able to edit the shared file or folder.
  2. Enter a message if desired.
  3. Select one of the following:
    • Choose Copy link to copy a link that can be shared. (Note that if you send a link to another person in your organization, they will have permission to edit it.)
    • Choose Send to send the file or folder via email.


  • Last Updated Dec 07, 2023
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  • Answered By Abbie Gettys

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