Just select a file and click on the “Get sharable link” icon on the top right-hand side menu. You’ll then have the option to turn on link sharing with one click on the toggle switch.
If you choose “Anyone with the link” as your sharing setting, you can choose whether people can view, comment in, or edit the file. If the message is forwarded or new people are added to the conversation, they’ll have the same permissions as the people you originally sent the message to.
If you are unable to change sharing settings from Google Drive on Android, it may be that the latest version of Google Drive is available after the Android operating system is upgraded. You need to uninstall the program first and then reinstall the Google Drive app from the Play Store.
Share Links are URLs of your files or folders. Setting Share Links to Public. When share links are enabled, your resource is set to public. In this state, you can distribute your share link in emails, social media platforms, on your website, etc… and anyone who sees the link can access your resource.
Link Sharing is a file sharing app that is able to conveniently share large size of video clips or massive quantity of original size photos to an individual or a group of people. Simply select the file you wish to share, and a code will be generated.
Turn Link sharing on & off
- Open the desired album and click More. Options.
- Click the toggle next to Link sharing to turn it on or off.
When you share a link to a file, you control how widely the file is shared. … Public: Anyone can search on Google and get access to your file, without signing in to their Google Account. Anyone with the link: Anyone who has the link can use your file, without signing in to their Google Account.
To correct this, sign out of Google Drive and click the shared link again.
Fix 4. Clear cache of your browser
- Click on the three vertical dots from the upper-right corner of your window.
- Select More tools and then click on Clear browsing data.
- Choose a relevant time range or select All time to clear everything.
With link sharing defaulted to “off,” a new file will remain private to the owner until the owner specifically chooses to the share the file, or moves the file into a shared Google Drive folder. This is the most secure setting, and is highly recommended for all but the most transparent organizations.