Update to the Copy Link command in OneDrive/SharePoint Web
OneDrive for Business, Microsoft 365 Experts
From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC316434 · Published Jan 20, 2022
Instead of automatically copying the link with default permissions, we want to give customers the ability to change their link type and permissions prior to generating a sharing link and pasting it into the app of their choice.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 88866.
When this will happen:
Targeted release (entire org): We will begin rolling this out in mid-January and expect to complete rollout by end of January.
Standard release: We will begin rolling this out in early February and expect to complete rollout by mid-February.
How this will affect your organization:
Users who use the Copy Link command in OneDrive/SharePoint Web will be affected by this change.
The new flow is the following:
- Click on “Copy Link” in OneDrive Business Web
- Select your link type or permissions by clicking on the new link settings entry point. (Optional)
- Click on “Copy” to generate the link.
- Receive a confirmation that the link has been successfully copied.
- Note: Some users may see this change before other users inside your organization.
What you need to do to prepare:
You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate
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