Stop sharing a OneNote 2016 for Windows notebook on OneDrive

If you have a shared OneNote 2016 notebook on OneDrive, and you don’t want other people to see or edit it anymore, you can keep the notebook on OneDrive and change the sharing settings.

To prevent a specific person from seeing or editing your notebook, you can change the Shared with permissions.

  1. Choose File > Share > Share with People.

  2. Under Shared with, right-click the person’s name.

  3. Choose to remove the user completely or change their permissions.

    Screenshot of the Stop Sharing options in OneNote 2016.

    Tip:  To stop someone from editing your notebook, but still let them view it, change their permissions from Can edit to Can view.

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Disable a sharing link

If you shared your notebook using a link, you can stop the link from working so people can’t view or edit your notebook. After you disable the link, people who click it will get a message telling them that the link might have been deleted or expired, or they might not have permission to view it.

  1. Choose File > Share > Get a Sharing Link.

  2. Next to View Link or Edit Link, choose Disable Link.

    Screenshot of how to disable a link in OneNote 2016.

    Note:  If you see a Create Link button and no link, you haven’t created a link to your notebook, or you’ve already disabled it.

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