How to share OneDrive folders externally with contacts outside your organisation – Microsoft 365

  1. Log in to your account at
    Microsoft 365 - Add signature
  2. Click “OneDrive” down the left hand side of your screen
    Microsoft 365 - OneDrive portal
  3. Find the folder you would like to share, and click the “3 dots” to the right of the name and then click “Manage access”
    Microsoft 365 - More actions in OneDrive
  4. Under “Direct access” click the “+” and type your contacts name or email address and select the name when it appears.
    Microsoft 365 Direct Access
    Microsoft 365 - Select name
  5. Add any other external contacts required to access the files and then click “Grant access”
    Microsoft 365 - External users

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