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Google Drive FAQ - Sharing files to collaborate

How to share files for collaboration with Google Drive

Share and collaborate

Share files and set access levels and visibility

On the web:

To share a file you own or can edit:

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

  2. Click 

  3. In the Share with others box:

    1. Enter the email addresses or Google Groups you want to share with.

    2. Choose what kind of access you want to grant:

        • Can edit—Collaborators can add and edit content as well as add comments.
        • Can comment (Select files only)—Collaborators can add comments, but not edit content.
        • Can view—People can view the file, but not edit or add comments.
    3. If you want to control how visible your files are to other people, 
      such as keeping them completely private or allowing anyone on 
      the web to see them, click Advanced > Change and choose 
      an option. 

  4. Click Done.

Everyone you shared the document with will receive an email notification. After you've shared a file, you can get the link by selecting the file and clicking Drive link.

Keywords:Sharing files in google drive,   Doc ID:61479
Owner:Connie G.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Created:2016-03-03 10:04 CDTUpdated:2017-08-18 08:52 CDT
Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
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