How to share a link to a Google Drive file or folder with others on an Android device?

If you want to share a Google drive file or a folder with other people, you can send them a link. But, remember that anyone who has that link can access your Google drive files and folders. Here's a step by step process to share Google Drive file / folder link with others on an Android device.

  1. Open the Drive app.
  2. Touch the grey 'i' icon next to a file's name. If you're currently viewing or editing a file, touch the grey 'i' in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Under "Who has access", touch the 'Link' icon to allow for a link to your file to be shareable. The text should say "Link sharing is ON".
  4. The link has been copied to your web clipboard and can be pasted into an email or chat to share with others. To view the file, others can click on the link.
  5. To change how visible your file is or to stop allowing others to access your file using the link, touch the 'Link' icon again. Then, choose to allow others with the link to be able to view, comment on, or edit the file, or turn off sharing by link altogether.

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