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M365 Changelog: (Updated) OneDrive: Sharing Experience – Share Menu Dropdown

Rabia Noureen


MC403644 – Updated August 10, 2022: Microsoft has updated this message to show as intended. The company apologizes for any confusion.

Microsoft is updating the Share button in Microsoft OneDrive to provide easy access to additional sharing options. When you select Share in OneDrive for Business on Web, you’ll see a contextual menu with all choices available to you for sharing files or folders with your teammates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83727

When this will happen:

Targeted release: Microsoft will begin rolling this out in late August (previously early August) and expect to complete rollout by early September (previously mid-August).

Standard release: Microsoft will begin rolling this out in early September (previously mid-August) and expect to complete rollout by mid-September (previously late August).

How this will affect your organization:

Users who interact with the OneDrive/SharePoint share control will be able to see this new Menu.

  • Share link, Email link or Send link: Email the file link directly to a one or more recipients.
    • Note: users may see one of three different notations until finalized.
  • Copy link: Copy a link to share with recipients directly.
  • Manage Access: View and manage who has access to your files or documents.

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Note: Some users may see this feature before others in your organization.

What you need to do to prepare:

There is no action needed from you at this time. You may want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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