How to Share a OneDrive or SharePoint File/Folder Externally

For security reasons, the option to share with 'anyone with the link' is disabled in OneDrive and SharePoint. In order to share with an external user, please follow these instructions. You can also view a how-to video from Microsoft here.


  1. Go to and log in with your SU credential

  2. Navigate to My Files


  3. Select the file/folder you wish to share. Click on the 3-dots “” and choose Share. Or, right click on the document/folder you wish to share, then click share



  4. Click on the Gear icon to change the sharing option

  5. Select People you choose


  6. Click Apply after selecting sharing options.

  7. Enter their email address, and a message if you desire, and then press ‘Send.’


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