OneDrive (All Users) - Stop Sharing a File or Folder

This document provides an overview of how to stop sharing files or folders with other users.
  1. Login to your OneDrive account at office365.siue.edu.

  2. Click the waffle menu in the upper left corner.

  3. Click OneDrive.

    screenshot showing waffle menu and ondrive circled in red

  4. Click the checkbox to the left of the folder or file you want to change until it becomes a blue circle with a checkmark on it.Selected folder checkbox with arrow pointing at it

  5. Click the Share button near the top of the page.

     Circled 'Share' button with arrow pointing at it

  6. Click on one of the Shared with: user profile icons near the bottom of the share menu window.

     Circled 'Shared with:' user icons with arrow pointing at them

    Remove Specific Users

  7. Click the dropdown arrow next the user icon that indicates Shows people who use this link.

     Arrow pointing at 'Show people' dropdown menu arrow
  8. Click the X button to the right of which user you want to stop sharing with.
      'x' button next to user with arrow pointing at it

  9. You will be asked if you want to remove that user's access. Click the Remove button. That user will no longer have access to the shared content.

    'Remove' button with arrow pointing at it

    Remove Shareable Link

  10. To the right of the shareable link, select the ellipsis (three dot) menu.

     Shareable link 3 dot menu with arrow pointing at it

  11. Click the X button to the right of the shareable link that indicates Remove Link.

     'Remove Link' button with arrow pointing at it
  12. You will be asked to confirm that you want to remove the link. This will remove shared access to all users that have used this shared access link.

    Click the Delete Link button in order to remove the shareable link.

     'Remove Link' button with arrow pointing at it


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OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2016-04-12 09:02:53Updated2023-12-01 11:16:43
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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