Share Online Files With Others Through Links Using Nextcloud

September 25, 2018 by uejbe

How to share Nextcloud folders by sharing links. This feature can be used to share your files on Nextcloud to others outside of the COE.

  1. Locate the folder you want to share, hover your mouse over the file and click on the share icon.

  1. Check box to Share link.

  1. If you would like others to upload files to the folder, click on Allow editing. You can also check the options to password protect or set an expiration date on the link, if you wish.

  1. Tip: If you are sharing a folder that contain files with sensitive or personally identifiable information (PII), we recommend using one or both of these options.

    Copy the file link, which can then be shared with others.

  1. To view the links to files or folders that you have already shared, click on the Shared by link tab on the left-hand side of the ownCloud client.