Upload to OneDrive and Share the File (Faculty & Students)

This document provides an overview of how to upload a file to OneDrive and share the the link.

Click the plus sign below to expand the menus for directions.

  • Step 1 - Create a Folder in OneDrive

      1.  Log into your OneDrive account at office365.siue.edu.

      2. Click OneDrive.

      3. Click New in the tool bar. Click Folder from the menu.

      new folder

      4. Name the folder and click Create.

      Name folder

  • Step 2 - Upload Your File to OneDrive
    • Upload the File

      1.  Log into your OneDrive account at office365.siue.edu.

      2. Click the Apps button (waffle icon) in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

      3. Click OneDrive.

      4. One Drive
      * Organization Tip - Do this before uploading files: Click New. Choose Folder. Click the title of the new folder and follow the rest of the steps to upload files there.

      1. Click Upload.

      2. Choose to upload Files or Folder.

      3. In the Browse popup window, locate the files or folder on your computer. 

      4. Click Open. Your files/folder will begin to upload.

      5. A progress indicator at will in the upper-right portion of your OneDrive screen during the upload. It will disappear when finished.

  • Step 2 - Share the File Link
      1.  Log into your OneDrive account at office365.siue.edu.

      2. From the list of apps on the side, choose OneDrive (cloud) from the list of apps.

      3. Choose OneDrive icon

      4. Find the file or folder you want to share.

      5. Click the Share icon to the right of the file name.

      6. Confirm that "People in Southern IL Edwardsville with link" is checked.
        Confirm that the "Allow Editing" box is NOT check.
      Link settings
       6 . Click the Copy link button.
      (Alternatively, enter the email address(es) of the person or people who you want to see your content and send them a message from OneDrive.)

      7. Paste the link into an email, Blackboard announcement, or other method of communication to share with invitees.

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Owner:Zoom Z.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-08 09:30 CSTUpdated:2021-11-16 10:26 CST
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