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How to Share a Video in OneDrive

This document outlines the steps required to share videos or other large files from your Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage.

a screenshot of the O365 log in screen

  • Click the Office365 App Launcher icon in the top left corner. 
  • Select OneDrive.

a screenshot of the O365 Dashboard with the OneDrive app highlighted

  • Drag and drop the file you’d like to share.
  • Alternatively, click the Upload button to browse your computer.

    If you are uploading a Zoom recording, Zoom by default, places local recordings in the Documents area for both PC and Mac, in a folder called Zoom.  Files are placed in subfolders with names matching the recording date and time stamp.

a screenshot of the OneDrive dashboard with the Upload Button and the Drag and Drop Field highlighted 

  • Select the video and click Share. 

a screenshot of the OneDrive dashboard with a video selected and a blue check mark in the upper right hand corner .

  • A dialogue will open with sharing options. It is recommended that you remove the edit rights, unless you want others to make changes to your files.  Click 'Anyone with the link can edit' and uncheck the Allow editing box as shown below.

a screenshot of the OneDrive dashboard with the Share option highlighted

  • Click Copy Link in the lower left corner

a screenshot of the Share dialog box with Invite People highlighted

  • Click Copy. You can now paste the link to Blackboard or other applications as specified by your instructor.


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