How to share (large) files securely with OneDrive?
The advantage of WeTransfer is that you can easily share documents with a few simple clicks. The disadvantage is that you do not own these files.
If you don't have a OneDrive or e-mail account yet, you can get started with this blog to create a free account . In this free account you will have 10GB storage space in Microsoft Teams and 2GB in your personal OneDrive.
You can create a paying account via this article: Your own Office 365 environment for 4,20€ per month or you can start with a 30 days environment via: How to create your own Office 365 Tenant .
How to send large files with OneDrive?
Before starting to use OneDrive for Consumers it is advisable to create an account. This can be done with the following procedure: How can you create a free Microsoft account?
After activation of your free account, OneDrive can be accessed at: https://onedrive.live.com
Choose if you want to upload a file(s) or a folder to OneDrive
Press Upload at the top and then choose: Files or a library.
Wait for the document or file to be uploaded to OneDrive
Take your time to upload a file. Do not close the upload window.
Right click on the file and select share in OneDrive
Right-click on the file or folder and select Share.
Select the desired e-mail address and press Send to send the file as a link
Enter the e-mail address of your contacts and press Send.
Or select copy link and send it via WhatsApp or any other platform
Then copy the URL to an e-mail, whatsapp, signal or other platform to share the file.
If you want to stop sharing later, you can change the link or make it non-public. Or you can delete a person who has been given rights to these files.
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