OneDrive: Stop Sharing a File or Folder

This document provides an overview of how to stop sharing files or folders with other users.

  1. Log into your OneDrive account at

  2. Click OneDrive cloud icon.

    OneDrive cloud icon

  3. Place a checkmark in front of the file or folder you wish to share.

  4. Click the Share button at the top of the page.

  5. In the pop-up box, click the Ellipsis and then click Manage Access.

    share button with elipsis highlighted

  6. The Manage Access pane will appear to the right of the window. In the pane, click the elipse next to "Copy" box.


  7. Click the X next to the Copy box.

    Click the X next to the Copy box

  8. You will be prompted "Are you sure you want to delete this link?" Note: This will delete everyone that you shared this link with.
    If you are absolutely sure you want to delete this link click "Delete link".

  9. Click the X in the Manage Access window to return to OneDrive Files.

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Owner:Center I.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-04-12 10:02 CDTUpdated:2021-08-23 10:04 CDT
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