Create and Share Documents Easily Using OneDrive

Easily create and share documents with others using Microsoft OneDrive. OneDrive starts out with  7GB of free online storage for use. Once you have the free account you can upload documents and pictures. Then share the documents you want with others.

Create an Office Document

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Excel Survey
  • Plain Text Document

create an office document onedrive

Upload a document or picture.

upload a document or picture to onedrive

Create a folder. Folders come in 3 types.

  • Private
  • Shared (Edit or View Only permissions)
  • Public

Below are the steps to create a shared folder.

  1. Click Create–>Folder–>Name Folder
  2. Select the check box next to the folder
  3. Click Share
  4. Add Email(s)
  5. Confirm Edit or View Only permissions as you send email link

create onedrive folder



checkbox for onedrive folder

email onedrive folder

view edit onedrive folder

The first stop is to visit to sign up for an account if you don’t already have one.




About Steve Chase

I'm a proud husband and dad to 4 boys! Microsoft Certified Trainer and Boy Scout Leader are some of things I call myself. The Cincinnati Reds are my favorite team! When not outdoors, I enjoy working with documents in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Visio and Photoshop. My wife, Erin, shares her awesome recipes on her blog at
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