Office 365 Groups: Accessing shared files or folders

When a file or folder in Office 365 is shared with you, you will receive an email like the following:

Example of an email received when a file or folder is shared.


When you receive such a message - make sure to hover over the Open link before clicking on it - the destination of the link (from our Office 365 system) will always start with, as in the example below.


You should keep this email.  The Open link is the way you will access the shared document.  You may want to bookmark it in your web browser.


Note: If you lose the email, the person who shared it with you can reshare the file or folder with you.


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