How To Share Onedrive With Family

OneDrive offers an excellent platform for storing and distributing files among your family members. In the following article, we’ll walk you through the steps to share your OneDrive content with your loved ones.

Step 1: Sign in to OneDrive

First, sign in to your OneDrive account using your Microsoft account credentials. Once you are signed in, you will be able to access all of your files and folders.

Step 2: Create a Shareable Link

To share a file or folder with your family, you need to create a shareable link. Right-click on the file or folder you want to share and select “Share” from the context menu. This will open a dialog box where you can enter the email addresses of the people you want to share the file or folder with.

Step 3: Set Permissions

Once you have entered the email addresses of your family members, you need to set the permissions for each person. You can choose from three different permission levels: “View,” “Edit,” and “Full Control.” Depending on the level of access you want to give your family members, select the appropriate option.

Step 4: Share the Link

After setting the permissions, click on the “Share” button to create a shareable link. You can then send this link to your family members via email or any other messaging platform.


Sharing OneDrive with your family is a great way to keep everyone connected and organized. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily share your files and folders with your loved ones and ensure that they have access to important documents and media.