OneDrive (All Users) - Set up a OneDrive file or folder for collaboration or sharing

This document provides an overview of to set up a OneDrive file or folder multiple collaborate.
    1.  Log into OneDrive account at

    2. Click the Apps button in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

    3. Click OneDrive.

      waffle icon circled as well as onedrive icon

  1. If necessary, create a folder or file by clicking the New button at the top of the screen. 

     button clicked

  2. Place a checkmark in front of the file or folder to share.

  3. Click the Share button at the top of the screen.

    check mark placed  front of folder and share button circled

  4. Notice the default sharing permissions are set to "view" for specific people. "View" must be changed to "edit" in order for others to collaborate in the folder.

    screen shot of send link dialog box with defaults message circled in red

  5. Click the box it says, "People you specify can view".

  6. In the next window, click the radio button next to People in Southern Ill...Edwardsville.

  7. Click the More Settings area and change to Can Edit

    Screenshot of Copy Link dialog box with People in Souther Ill...Edwardsville selected and can edit selected. Apply button circled in red.

  8. Click Apply

Sharing Option 1: a Link

  1. With the Edit permissions set, click Copy in the Share window. 

    copy link circled

  2. The link generates. Click Copy

    copy button circled

  3. Paste the hyperlink into a Blackboard announcement, email, etc. to share invitees.

Sharing Option 2: an Invitation and Personal Message

  1. In the Share window, type the address(es) of the invitee(s). Type an optional message.

  2. Click Send

     and message filled    button circled

  3. Once share the file or folder, invitees have the ability to view and edit them. Collaborators the document as are editing. 

  4. To share external users (without an address), manually enter the address after changing the default sharing options to People you choose.  

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OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2015-08-26 11:24:05Updated2024-01-11 11:25:32
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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