Outlook on the web Quick Start

Share and collaborate

Share and collaborate with Outlook on the web

Share a file in a message

  1. Select New > Email message.

  2. Select Attach a picture or a file .

  3. Choose which files to share and select Next.

  4. Select Share as a OneDrive link.

    To share a file on your C: drive:

    Select Upload and share as a OneDrive link to upload the file to OneDrive and share the link.

How do you want to share this file?

Use @mentions to get someone's attention

In the body of the email message or calendar invitation:

  1. Type the @ symbol and the first few letters of a contact's first or last name.

  2. Choose a contact from the list.

    This adds the contact to the To line of the email message or meeting invitation.

Note: @mentions are only available for Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Online, or Outlook.com users.

Screenshot of Outlook new email dialog, showing an @mention in the text of the message.
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