Google Sheets Beginners: Sharing your Sheet (20)

20 Google Sheets Shorts - Sharing & Permissions

Last Updated on 2021-10-31 by Jarret Hooper

The ability to share and co-edit documents live is a powerful tool for organisations. In this tutorial, we will dive in deep on sharing a Google Sheet. In this tutorial, I’ll cover,

  1. What is sharing? Who can you share your Google Sheet with and what permissions can you give them? 00:00
  2. How to share your Google Sheet 0:20
  3. Understanding the share dialogue window. 00:50
  4. How to share your Google Sheet with people and/or groups 00:58
  5. Sharing with a group of users. 01:37
  6. Introduction to the top-bar of the comment dialogue box. 02:45
  7. Change users share permissions. 02:57
  8. Notify users that you are sharing a Google Sheet with them. 03:46
  9. See the number of people you have shared and the permissions that you have given them. 04:39
  10. A view of the email notification the user will receive. 04:59
  11. A warning on notification messages 05:25
  12. Viewing a shared Google Sheet as an editor. 05:45
  13. See the results of an edit from another shared account. 06:32
  14. Setting up custom people and group share settings. 07:02
  15. Change the permission level of existing shared user 08:48
  16. Make a shared user the owner of the document. 09:10
  17. The ‘View’ permission. What it looks like for the user. 10:43
  18. Requesting permissions from the owner. 11:13
  19. The ‘Get Link’ share settings. 12:19
  20. How anonymous users appear on your sheet. 14:30

While understanding the basics of sharing is quite simple, it can be a huge benefit up understand the different aspects of sharing. Your Google Sheet.

In the tutorial, we mentioned that we have a tutorial on how to handing a multitude of users making edit privilege request in your Gmail. Here is the tutorial:

How to stop getting Google document requests to edit from users outside your organisation from publicly viewable files.

Finally, here is a link to the Google Sheet that we have set to share fory anyone with a link can view: 

Shareing in Google Sheets tutorial link.

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3 thoughts on “Google Sheets Beginners: Sharing your Sheet (20)”

    1. ‘View access will still do this. Select either the specific group or people, or use ‘Anyone with link can view’. You can share the link pretty much anywhere.

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