Sharing files and folders in OneDrive online


How do I share files in OneDrive online?


  1. Go to the UO Office 365 portal and log in with your full UO email address ( and corresponding password.
  2. Click the OneDrive icon.
    OneDrive Desktop Icon
  3. From the list of documents in your OneDrive folder select a file or folder by clicking it, clicking the three dots arranged vertically, then Click Share.OneDrive Options tab, click on Share
  4. Add the email addresses of the people you want to share to. You can also edit editing permissions by clicking the green globe icon. Note: It is very important to restrict access to only users who should have access.
    Send Link tab pops up after clicking share, click on Anyone with this link can edit
  5. You can also change how the file is shared. For example, if you want only specific people who are logged in to be able to access the file or folder, you can check the Specific people option. All available options are below:
    Update the share settings to your specifications when done click Apply
  6. You can further customize permissions by clicking the three horizontal dots near the X and choosing Manage Access. By clicking Add People, a window will pop-up with settings and information about the file.
    Manage Access will allow you to control who has viewing and controlling access
  7. When you are done adding people to share to and customizing the share permissions, click Send.


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