Shared network locations Save files in a folder that your recipients can also access. You can then send recipients a message containing a link to the shared location. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.
Share a link:
- In a shared drive, choose an option: …
- At the top, click Share .
- (Optional) To specify what people can do with your file or folder when you share it, under your organization name, click Change: …
- Click Copy link.
- Click Done.
- Paste the link in an email, on a website, or wherever you need to share it.
When you share a link to a file, your name will be visible as the owner of the file.
- Open the file you want to share.
- Tap Share or Share .
- Under “Get Link,” on the right, tap the Down arrow .
- Choose who to share the file with.
- To decide what people can do with your file when you share it, select an option. …
- Tap Copy.
Hold down Shift on your keyboard and right-click on the file, folder, or library for which you want a link. Then, select “Copy as path” in the contextual menu. If you’re using Windows 10, you can also select the item (file, folder, library) and click or tap on the “Copy as path” button from File Explorer’s Home tab.
Tip: You can also hold Shift while you right-click any file or folder, and the right-click menu will show a secret “Copy as Path” option. After you copy-as-path, you can paste it into your email app.
How to Create a Zip Download Link
- Right-click on any blank space on your computer desktop. …
- Choose “New” then “Compressed (Zipped) Folder.” A new folder appears.
- Right click on the folder name and choose “Rename.” Type a unique filename for your ZIP file.
Press Ctrl+K. You can also right-click the text or picture and click Link on the shortcut menu. In the Insert Hyperlink box, type or paste your link in the Address box. Note: If you don’t see the Address box, make sure Existing File or Web Page is selected under Link to.
This is a transfer method that temporarily uploads a file to the server and then shares the file with the link when the other party has difficulty receiving the file immediately or wants to share the file with multiple people.