Collaborating with Microsoft accounts in Google Shared Drives

Can you share a Shared Drive with a non-Google email account? Can a Microsoft Outlook user collaborate on a Google Drive file? How can I share a Google drive with a Microsoft user? Let’s dive into the details of what sharing options are available for Shared Drives in Google Workspace. I’ll also walk you through […]
Last updated: September 4, 2023

Can you share a Shared Drive with a non-Google email account? Can a Microsoft Outlook user collaborate on a Google Drive file? How can I share a Google drive with a Microsoft user?

Let’s dive into the details of what sharing options are available for Shared Drives in Google Workspace. I’ll also walk you through what this looks like from the other person’s view.

00:23 Setting up a temporary email and confirming its, not a Google account

00:57 Sharing the Shared Drive with the non-Google user

01:23 Confirming our Shared Drive allows external sharing

01:54 How do we work around this? Registering an email to Google without using Google Workspace

02:34 Can we share a folder within a Shared Drive with an external user?

03:24 Can the external user be a contributor so they can edit files?

04:06 How does this work from the user’s point of view?

05:01 Editing from the user’s point of view

06:29 Summary of what is possible and what you can do

Thanks for watching!

➡️ Download our guide – “6 Mistakes Easily Made In Google Workspace” https://sixfive.io/l/gwpd/

💗 Love your website – Learn the 5 essentials for keeping your website safe https://sixfive.io/l/wpfiveguide/

➡️ Do you need more help 🛟 with Google Workspace? Our Care Plans are for you https://sixfive.io/l/google-workspace-care/

➡️ Backup is so important! Protect your business from 🆘 disaster https://sixfive.io/l/cloud-backup/

➡️ Get your 🔐 Security Audit today! https://sixfive.io/l/security-audit/

Duncan Isaksen-Loxton

Educated as a web developer, with over 20 years of internet based work and experience, Duncan is a Google Workspace Certified Collaboration Engineer and a WordPress expert.
Login
Log in below to access your courses.
Log In With Google
Forgot Password
Enter your email address or username and we’ll send you instructions to reset your password.