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Microsoft OneDrive Security: Default Sharing Settings Updated - Tue., 7/5

June 28, 2022

Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2022, the default sharing settings for Microsoft OneDrive will change to make sharing more secure.

  • The current sharing default, People in the University of Massachusetts can view, will change to Specific people can view, allowing you to identify the specific individuals with whom you wish to share your files. 
  • This change only applies to files you will share after Tuesday, July 5, 2022 and does not impact files you shared in the past. 
Before July 5, 2022 After July 5, 2022


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