How to share files and folders in Google Drive

Google’s storage Cloud platform help you share documents and work on files or folder collaboratively with friends and Team.

In this guide, learn steps to Share Files and folders In Google Drive. If you want to share files and folders with co-workers, make sure to read these tips on how to get started.

Google Drive is a cloud hosting solution that helps you manage, sync, and share files or folders on Cloud. If you want to store and share personal files with teams, Hosting files and folders on Google Drive allows you to share and secure files online and accessible from smartphones, tablets, or computers everywhere on the internet.

Tip: Access the Google Drive web portal, register with a Gmail account, and sign with your email and your password.

Share Files and Folder on Google Drive

– Open Internet Browser (example: Chrome Browser, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox)
– On the Address bar URL type (
– Sign In with Google Account and password

Read More:How to Create Folder and Upload files in Google Drive

Address bar

• Login to Google Drive

How to Sharing files and Folder on Google Drive
– On the Google Drive Web portal
– Right-click on the folder or File to “Share”
– On the top Click on the “Share”

– When the “Share Dialogue” box Pop-up
– Type the Email Address of the person you want to share the files or folder

Read More:How to Download Files from Google Drive

Folders or Files Share Link permission on Drive Google
– After Selecting a folder or file to share,
– Set the file user permission to Viewer, Commenter, or Editors
– Click apply, to send the files

Read More:OneDrive- How to Share files and folder

User or Group Permission on Files or Folder
In Google Drive granting user access to files, below are permission that can be used,

Viewer: Users with this Right, can open and view the file or folder but can’t change the files sent through email.
Commenter: Users with this Right, can open, view, and comment on the file or folder but can’t edit the files sent through email.
Editor: Users are Allowed to open, view, comment, and edit the file or folder, sent through email.

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