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OneDrive: Share & Sync Files

There are two ways to share files with others: from your computer or from the web portal.

Share from Your Computer

  1. Right-click the folder or file you’d like to share
  2. Click Share [ Screenshot ]
  3. Enter the UW email of the person you’d like to share with [ Screenshot ]
  4. Click Send

Share from the Web

  1. Log in to OneDrive on the Web
  2. Select the file or folder you’d like to share [ Screenshot ]
  3. Click the Share button in the main menu
  4. Enter the UW email address of the person you’d like to share with [ Screenshot ]
  5. Click Send

Sync Files

In order to sync files to your computer:

  1. Log in to OneDrive on the Web
  2. Click on Shared in the sidebar menu [ Screenshot ]
  3. Open the folder that contains the files you’d like to sync to your local computer
  4. Click the Sync button in the main menu
  5. Depending on your browser, you’ll receive one of the following messages. Click to Open
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  6. When you go to This PC the synced folder will be available in the UW in the sidebar [ Screenshot ]

CSS OneDrive Resources

OneDrive Overview
Sign-in and Setup
File Status and Sync Settings
Collaboration
External Sharing Options