Share Local Files With Others Through Links Using NextCloud

July 18, 2017 by Nia Ordinario

How to share your local files through links using NextCloud. This feature is useful when sharing your files on NextCloud to others outside of the COE.

  1. Start by clicking on the NextCloud icon and selecting Open folder.

Open Folder option location
  1. Locate the file you would like to share and right-click on the file, then selecting Share with NextCloud.

Share with ownCloud option button
  1. Click the Share link box to create a link to the file.

Share link option location
  1. You can optionally set a password protect and expiration date to protect your files.

Password protect and Set expiration date option locations
  1. Click on Copy link to share.

Copy Link button location
  1. Tip: You can also share entire folders via a link. See Share Folders With Others Through Links Using NextCloud.

    You can paste your copied link to an email message, Google doc or anywhere you would like the link to be available.