To share a file with external collaborators using OneDrive for Business in Office 365 E5, you can follow these steps:
Sign in to your Office 365 account and navigate to your OneDrive for Business.
Locate the file you want to share and select it by clicking on the checkbox next to the file name.
In the toolbar at the top, click on the “Share” button.
In the sharing options, you will see a field to enter the email addresses of the external collaborators. Enter the email addresses of the people you want to share the file with. You can separate multiple email addresses with commas.
Choose the appropriate permission level for the external collaborators. You can select options such as “Can edit” or “Can view” depending on the level of access you want to grant.
If needed, you can also add a message to the email notification that will be sent to the external collaborators.
Click on the “Send” button to share the file. The external collaborators will receive an email with a link to access the file.
The external collaborators can click on the link in the email to access the file. They may need to sign in with their Microsoft account or create a new one if they don’t have one already.
Once they have access, the external collaborators can view or edit the file based on the permission level you assigned to them.
It’s important to note that sharing files with external collaborators may have certain security and compliance considerations. Ensure that your organization’s policies allow for external sharing and that you are sharing files with trusted individuals.