How To Stop Sharing A Document In Onedrive

Ever found yourself wanting to lock down a document after sharing it on OneDrive? Well, pulling the plug on shared access is easier than you think. Let’s dive into how to do it:

Step 1: Open OneDrive

First, open OneDrive and log in to your account.

Step 2: Find the Document

Next, find the document you want to stop sharing. You can do this by searching for it or browsing through your files.

Step 3: Click on the Share Icon

Once you have found the document, click on the share icon (which looks like two people). This will bring up a list of people who have access to the document.

Step 4: Remove Access for Specific Users

To stop sharing the document with specific users, click on their names and select “Remove” from the drop-down menu. This will remove their access to the document.

Step 5: Stop Sharing the Document Completely

If you want to stop sharing the document completely, click on the “Stop sharing” button at the top of the list of people who have access to the document. This will remove everyone’s access to the document.

Step 6: Confirm Your Changes

Once you have made your changes, click on “Save” to confirm them. The document will now be private and only accessible by you.


Stopping sharing a document in OneDrive is easy to do with just a few clicks. By following these steps, you can ensure that your documents are kept private and secure.