How to Share Your Documents Using Google Drive

  • This is where you will learn a few ways to share your documents over Google Drive and also some tips and tricks!

  • Step 1: Create your document.

Google Document
  • Step 2: Click the Share button on the upper right side of your screen.

Share Button
  • After you click the "Share" button, this will pop up. 

Share Button Pop Up
  • From this step forward, it will depend on which kind of sharing you want to do. 

To share the document between 2+ people using their emails, do as follows.

  • Step 1: Go to this bar at the bottom of your pop-up and type in the names of the people you want to share with. For people outside of the Hurley School District, you may have to type in their entire email.

Share between people using email
  • Step 2: Decide what you want to allow the people you share with do. To change if you want them to just view the document, comment on it, or be able to edit it directly, change the settings on the button next to their names

To edit
To Comment
To View
  • The last step is to just press "Send"!


To share a document by giving the document's link.

  • Step 1: Open the Document and click on the "Share" button to bring show the pop-up.

Pop Up
  • Step 2: Click on the arrow pointing down by the words "Anyone at Hurley School District with the link can view".

link sharing
  • Step 3: After clicking "can view", go to the bottom of the pop-up list and click "More...".

  • Step 4: After the "Link Sharing" pop-up shows, read through the list and decide what kind of link sharing you want to do. To allow people to edit the document via link, click the option "Anyone with the link (anyone who has the link can access. No sign-in required)".

Link Sharing on
  • Step 5: Go down and decide if you want the person with the link to be able to view, comment, or edit.

View, Comment, or Edit
  • Step 6: After deciding, click "Save".

Click Save
  • Step 7: After saving, click the button "Copy Link" and paste that link to any communications channel such as IM, Email, Classroom Submission, and more. Anyone who clicks on that link will have access to your document.

Copy Link Button