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Share a Folder in 1&1 Online Storage

In this article you will learn how to share a folder in 1&1 Online Storage.

1&1 Online Storage lets you share any folders you like. This means that you can let other people access this folder and view the files it contains. This even allows them to save the files to their own computer. However, these users will not be able to delete your files or upload their own.

To share a folder, please follow the instructions below.

Step 1
First select the folder you wish to share on the left-hand side of the window. 1&1 Online Storage overview page
1&1 Online Storage overview page
Step 2
Click the Sharing menu at the top and select Share Folder. Sharing > Share Folder
Sharing > Share Folder
Step 3
A new window appears. Please type the E-mail address to share the folder with and click Send Share Notice.
Send Share Notice by E-Mail Window
Send Share Notice by E-Mail Window
Step 4
Now when the folder is selected, you will see a banner at the top informing you that the folder is shared and displaying the password if one has been set. Confirmation message displayed
Confirmation message displayed
Step 5
To share the folder with more people, click the envelope icon on the right of the shared folder banner and repeat steps 3-4 above. Additional sharing options shown within confirmation message
Additional sharing options shown within confirmation message
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