Sharing in Excel 2016

In this tutorial, we’re going to be showing you how to share a 2016 Excel file.

Excel 2016 makes it easy to share a file straight from the program.
First, click the Share button in the upper-right hand corner of the screen.

Sharing in Excel 2016

If your file is not already saved to an online location, a prompt will notify you. You can save your document to the cloud by clicking Save to Cloud.

Sharing in Excel 2016

Save the file to your OneDrive.

Sharing in Excel 2016

The Share options should now be available to you. There are two kinds of Sharing: Viewing and Editing. A recipient with a View link may only look at and download the file, but not change the original. A recipient with an Edit link may edit the original and download the file.

Sharing in Excel 2016

You can either Share from this menu by sending emails to recipients, or you can Get a sharing link.

Sharing in Excel 2016

To get a link, click Create a view-only/edit link. Then Copy the link. You can now paste this link in an email, Instant Messenger, etc.

Sharing in Excel 2016