Share Documents Using OneDrive

Associated Service Email and File Storage


This document details the steps to share a document stored on your OneDrive with others.

Share Documents with OneDrive

  1. Sign in to your campus email account.
  2. In the upper left-hand corner, click the apps icon and select OneDrive.
  3. Open the file you wish to share.
  4. Click Share along the top options bar.
    NOTE: If you are currently editing a document, the Share link will be in the upper right-hand corner, next to your name

  5. Select a method to share your document:
    1. Invite people
      1. Enter the email address(es) of your recipient(s)
        If you are a faculty member and are having trouble sharing a file with a student, enter for their email address instead of their “”. A note will appear saying the address is “outside of your organization.” You can ignore this message.
      2. Select your recipient’s permissions
      3. Enter a message
      4. Check the Require sign in box to require that the recipient sign in with their campus email credentials before viewing the document
      5. When you are finished, click Share
    2. Get a link
      1. Click the Create Link link under the permission your wish to give your recipient
      2. Copy the link that appears and send that link to your recipient


IF you have questions, or need technical assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at, or 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357).