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 - Upload Your File to OneDrive
    • Upload the File

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

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

      3. Click OneDrive.

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

      3. Click OneDrive.



      4. Place a check mark in front of the file or folder you wish to share.

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



      6. Choose if you want people to edit or view your material:
        1. Notice when you click "Share" the default sharing permissions are set to "view." If you want the people you are sharing with to only view your material, skip to step 7. 
          box that shows settings for sending the link to others in OneDrive
        2. If you want people to "edit" the content, follow the next three steps. 
        3. Click the box where it says, "People in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with the link can view"
        4. In the next window, check the box next to Allow editing
        5. Click Apply



      7. After you have chosen whether recipients should be able to "edit" or just "view" your material, click Copy Link



      8. The link will generate. Click the Copy button to copy the link text to your clipboard. 



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

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Owner:Jonathan C.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-08 10:30 CDTUpdated:2018-10-08 11:13 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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