Share a document

When you share your document with others and give them permission to edit, everyone's changes are made in the same document.

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  1. In the top right corner, above the ribbon, click Share.

    Share a document
  2. Save your document in OneDrive, if it's not already there.

  3. Enter email addresses of the people you want to share with, and make choices for permission you want to allow.

  4. Type a message if you want, and click Send.

    The people you're sharing with will get mail from you, with a link to your document.

  1. In the top right corner, above the ribbon, click Share.

  2. Enter email addresses of the people you want to share with, and make choices for permission you want to allow.

  3. Type a message if you want, and click Send.

    The people you're sharing with will get mail from you, with a link to your document.

  1. In the upper right corner, click the Share icon, and then click Invite People.

    Invite other people to view or edit your document by clicking Invite People.

    If the file is on your device, you'll be asked to upload the file to the cloud first.

    To enable sharing, save the document to a cloud-based storage service by clicking Save to cloud
  2. Invite users by adding their names or email addresses.

    Enter names from your Contacts, or e-mail addresses, to send invitations to the recipients.

    When adding names for the first time, Word will ask permission to access your Contacts.

  3. To allow your users to edit the file, click the Can Edit check box. Add any comments in the comments field and click Share.

    The people you're sharing with will get mail from you, with a link to your document.

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