M365 One Drive - File Requests - How To

With the file request feature in OneDrive, you can choose a folder where others can upload files using a link that you send them. People you request files from can only upload files; they can't see the content of the folder, edit, delete, or download files, or even see who else has uploaded files.

Request files is available only if all of the following statement are true:

With a file request:

  • Anyone with the file request link can send you a file; they don't need to have OneDrive.

  • All the files sent to you are saved in a single folder that you choose.

  • Every file will have a prefix to help you identify who uploaded it.

  • If two files with the same name are uploaded, OneDrive will automatically add a number to the name of the second file. 

  • People who respond to your request can only upload files. They can’t view or edit the contents of your OneDrive.

Click the below link to review options and a how-to from Microsoft Support:


Keywords:one drive, file request, file requests, m365   Doc ID:67655
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-10-07 14:04 CDTUpdated:2022-08-05 12:11 CDT
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