OneDrive: Add and View Shared Folders


How to Share Folders on OneDrive:

1. Log into Outlook using your myLSU credentials.

2. Click on the app launcher on the top left hand corner of Outlook. Then click on OneDrive

App launcher in Outlook and OneDrive tab

 

3. Click on the Files tab on the left hand side. Then click on the Upload button at the top tool bar and choose Folder

Files tab and upload button on OneDrive

 

4. Locate and choose the file you wish to upload, then click Upload

Choose file from computer and upload button

 

5. Click Upload if a popup message appears confirming if you want to upload the folder. After the file is finishing uploading, it will be under the Files tab. 

Upload pop up window

Example of uploaded file on OneDrive

 

6. Toggle the mouse over the file then click on the Show actions button (three vertical dots). Then click on the tab Share

Show actions button on OneDrive

Share button under show actions in OneDrive

 

7. A pop up with the title Send Link should appear. Type in the email address of the user(s) you want to share the folder with, then click Send

Send Link window to share folder on OneDrive

 

8. The user(s) should receive an email with a link to the specific folder to view.

 

How to View Shared Folders on OneDrive:

1. Log into Outlook using your myLSU credentials.

2. Confirm that you have access to the folder by checking your Outlook Mailbox for an invite. 

Example email of successfully shared folder

 

3. Click on the app launcher on the top left hand corner of Outlook. Then click OneDrive

App launcher in Outlook and OneDrive tab

 

4. Click the Shared tab on the left hand side. The folder that is shared should be listed under Shared with me.

Shared tab and "shared with me" section with example shared file on OneDrive

 

Referenced from: Microsoft

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