How to Change or Remove Permissions for One Drive Folder/File.


How do I remove access to a folder or file in One Drive after I have shared it?


  • Microsoft One Drive

Additional Details

Since there are three ways to share a One Drive file or folder we will discuss how to remove or change each of those options.


  • Navigate to One Drive
  • Log in using your Macomb network credentials (Use your full email address).
  • Click Shared under the Sharing header. 


Method 1: Stop sharing with everyone

  • Click Stop sharing.

  • Click Stop sharing.


Method 2: Remove or change access for Macomb employees.

  • On the menu that pops up, select the drop-down next to name with access. 
  • Change or Remove access as desired. 

Method 3: Remove access for files/folders shared externally or via link.

  • On the menu that pops up, select the three dots next to the link under the header Links Giving Access. 

  • Click the X next to the link.

  • Read the warning. Click Delete Link if agree. 

 Note: The Link will be removed for anyone that has that link. 


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