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. Notice the default sharing permissions are set to Edit. You would choose the Edit option if you want to set up a collaborative space or if you want people to make changes to your material. If you only want people to view the content, but not make changes to it, click the drop-down menu where it says, "People in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with the link can edit." 


      7. To remove editing permissions, un-check the box next to Allow editing

      8. Click Apply



        Sharing Option 1: Get a Link

      9. With the appropriate permissions set, click Copy link in the Share window. 



      10. The link will generate. Click Copy



      11. Paste the hyperlink into an email/Blackboard announcement/etc. to share with invitees.

        Sharing Option 2: Send an Invitation and Personal Message

      12. With the appropriate permissions set, type in the email address(es) of the invitee(s). Type in an optional message.

      13. Click Send

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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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