Share from OneDrive: View Only (Faculty & Students)

This document describes how to share a file or folder stored in OneDrive with other people, giving them "view-only" access. Note: Only people with or Microsoft email accounts can access content shared from OneDrive. They must log into their accounts in order to access it.

  1.  Log into your OneDrive account at

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

  3. Choose OneDrive from the list of apps.

  4. Find the file or folder you want to share.

  5. Click the Share icon to the right of the file name.

  6. Click the Copy link button.

    (Alternatively, enter the email address(es) of the person or people who you want to see your content and send them a message from OneDrive.)

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

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Owner:Emily K.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2017-01-19 10:14 CDTUpdated:2019-05-30 15:31 CDT
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