How to Share File or Folder with Others in OneDrive

After uploading files/folders to your OneDrive, you can share them with a person or a class group easily.

  1. Login to your Office 365.  See Tutorial.
  2. At the top of the page, select the Office 365 app launcher, and then select OneDrive.
  3. Select the file/folder you want to share, and click Share.
  4. In the “Send Link” window, the default sharing is “People you can specify can view.” Click the “<“  right-arrow to display more options.
  5. In “Link Settings” window, you can see options and the “Specific people” option is selected.  In this tutorial, we will share a file with specific people.
    • Anyone with the link: Anyone can access the file/folder without login Office 365
    • People in UH: People in UH can access the file/folder by login Office 365
    • People with existing access
    • Specific People
  6. In “Other settings” section, select if you want people to edit or download the shared file. Click Apply.
  7. In the “Send Link” window > “To” field, type a specific name or you class group you want to share the file with. As you type each name or group, suggestions appear that match your contacts.
  8. Type any message, and click Send.

Note: The person will receive an email notification with a link.  S/he can access the shared file by clicking the link and login the Office 365.  You will also receive the same email notification.

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