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
    • How to Create a Folder in OneDrive

      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. At the top left of the OneDrive page, click the blue New button. Then, select Folder from the list of options.
      'New' and 'Folder' button with a box around each

      6. Enter the name of your new folder in the box and click Create to create the new folder.
      Textbox and 'Create' button with an arrow pointing at each

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

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

      2.  Click the My Content icon on the left side of the screen.
         Circled 'My Content' icon
        3. Click the Cloud files icon, to the right of and below the previous My Content Icon
        Circled 'Cloud files' Icon

        4. At the top right of the screen, click the Go to OneDrive button.
        Circled 'Go to OneDrive' button with an arrow pointing at it
      * 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
    • How to Share a File or Folder in OneDrive (View-Only Mode)

      1. Login to your OneDrive account at office.com.

      2. Click the My Content icon on the left side of the screen.
       Circled 'My Content' icon

      3. Click the Cloud files icon, to the right of and below the previous My Content Icon
      Circled 'Cloud files' Icon

      4. At the top right of the screen, click the Go to OneDrive button.
      Circled 'Go to OneDrive' button with an arrow pointing at it

      5. Now on the OneDrive page, click the checkbox to the left of the folder icon for the folder you want to change until it becomes a blue circle with a checkmark on it.
      Selected folder checkbox with arrow pointing at it

      6. Now that the folder is selected, click the Share button near the top of the page
      Circled 'Share' button with arrow pointing at it

      7. To share with users via email, you can enter the email addresses or email group in the To field. After that, click the Send button.
          By default, these users are given permission to view the resource, but not edit it.
      Arrow pointing at 'To' field and arrow pointing at 'Send' button

      8. If you just need to copy the share link, you can click the Copy button near the bottom right of the share window. You can then
            paste the link wherever you want to share it. By default, any SIUE user with the link will be able to view the shared resource.
      Arrow pointing at 'Copy' button




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Owner:Zoom Z.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-08 09:30 CSTUpdated:2022-07-13 08:22 CST
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