By default, files stored in OneDrive are not shared—they are your private files; however, OneDrive is a great platform for file sharing internally, and, if your organization allows, with external partners. In this video, Gini von Courter demonstrates using OneDrive as a file sharing platform.
- [Instructor] OneDrive is part of SharePoint.…Sharing from OneDrive is much the same…as sharing from SharePoint.…If I go to OneDrive,…then I can choose a particular file…and note that one of my choices here is Share.…When I click Share, it's going to open the same dialog…we have been working with previously,…the dialog that allows me to send a link to this file…or to copy a link that I could then include…in an email message,…but if I want to simply send a link here to Bryon,…I can enter his information, I can add more people…I'd like to send it to, but I can enter my message…to Bryon and then send this link to him.…
to Bryon and then send this link to him.…One of the benefits of sharing items from OneDrive is…that I might want to share a document…with people who aren't necessarily all on one team,…and this is a way to do it.…I don't need to set up a team site simply…to share a set of documents once.…If the appropriate thing to do is simply…to share them and if in the past I would have just emailed…them each a link to a network share or sent an attachment,…
- Define SharePoint.
- Recall what level to set permissions when setting up security groups.
- Recall the limitations of opening a document in the Online version of SharePoint.
- Explain how to upload a folder from your documents folder to your SharePoint team site.
- Name the default that has been removed from SharePoint 2019 that limits document editing to one user at a time.
- Explain how to share a particular document on your team site.