Sharing a file in Google Drive
Posted by , Last modified by on 14 December 2015 03:34 PM

1. Select the file or folder you want to share.

2. Click on the share icon


3. Under “People” in the sharing box, type the email addresses of the people you want to share with.


4. Choose the type of access you want to give these users by clicking the dropdown arrow to the right of the text box:

  • Can edit: Users can edit the file or folder and share it with others
  • Can comment:  Users can view and add comments to the file, but can’t edit it. Folders can't be given comment access.
  • Can view:  Users can see the file or folder but can’t edit or comment on it


5. Click Send. The users will receive an email letting them know you’ve shared the file or folder with them.

For more sharing options, please visit the following link.


For more information, please visit the Google Docs editors Help Center

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