Office 365 Document Sharing Guide

How to share Office 365 documents directly from Office 2016

Part 2: Whether you use Office 2016 in Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, or the web, you can share Office documents directly with others

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The easiest way to share Office documents is from Office 2016 itself. All the apps allow you to share the currently open document, and apps on some platforms also let you share files from the file list, even if they are not currently open.

Whether you're using Windows, MacOS, iOS, or Android, you can share an open document the same way: Click or tap the Share button (the person icon on the right side of the toolbar; in Windows it also carries the label Share).

Microsoft offers Windows users a fairly complex set of sharing options in the Share pane. Several involve sending a link to collaborators via email. Recipients can open or view the documents in a browser or in Office 2016, and they will need an Office 365 account.

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