OneDrive is free cloud storage that enables us to backup and share our files or folders securely and easily. However, lots of people are confused about how to share a file/folder on OneDrive in Windows 10. In this article, we will show you two simple but useful ways to share your files or folders on OneDrive with others.
Attentions: Before you share, you should make sure that you have signed in OneDrive with your Microsoft account and the files or folders you want to share are stored on OneDrive.
Way 1: Sharing with others by email.
Step 1: Press Win + E on your keyboard to open file explorer.
Step 2: Click the OneDrive in the left panel and click the file/folder you want to share.
Step 3: Right-click the file/folder and click Share in the context menu to bring up an options menu.
Tips: You can choose several files or folders to share at the same time. But we recommend you to create a new folder to store all the files and folders and then share the new folder.
Step 4: Choose the access privileges of the file/folder.
Tips: By default, Allow editing is turned on. If you want to share the only-viewed file/folder, you can uncheck the check box. What’s more, you can upgrade to a Premium subscription to get more sharing features.
Step 5: Type a name or email address and click Send.
Tips: You can share the file/folder with several accounts at the same time.
Finally, you have succeed in sending the shared file/folder with others by email.
Way 2: Sharing by copying a hyperlink.
Step 1: Right-click the file/folder and click Share.
Step 2: Choose the access privileges of the file/folder.
Step 3: Click Copy Link and then click Copy.
In the end, you can paste the hyperlink to anywhere you want to share like Twitter, blog and message.