Turn On and Off Link Sharing in Google Drive on LG L70

Edited by Hotelier, Rushell, Eng, Doug Collins

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Steps

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    To begin, we'll the unlock the phone by pressing the top right-hand side Power button
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    Then swipe up one time to access the home screen
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    From here, we need to access Google Drive, which is not on the home screen
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    We can access it through our "Apps" menu by pressing on the "Apps" icon in the lower right-hand corner
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    It is a gray box with a set of white squares inside of it.
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    Tapping on that icon one time will open the "Apps" menu, where we can scroll left and right until we locate the icon for "Drive", which is a multi-colored triangle
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    Tapping on this icon one time will open the application
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    Once we've opened Google Drive, we are viewing "My Drive"
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    We need to scroll through the list of documents until we find the document for which we'd like to turn on link sharing.
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    To the right of each document is a small gray circle with a letter "I" inside of it
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    Once we've located a document, we need to tap on "I" that is next to the document we would like to edit
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    This opens a new menu of options
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    Scroll down to the section that reads, "Who has access"
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    The first option in this section states, "Link sharing is OFF". The document we're using in this demonstration is a "Private" document, which means I am the only person that can view it.
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    In order to turn on link sharing and allow someone else to either edit or view this document, we need to tap on the gray icon with a paperclip next to "Link sharing is OFF"
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    The icon will turn green, and we will see a website link to that document popping out from the right side of the screen
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    Once we've turned On link sharing, it defaults it to "Anyone with the link can view" the document
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    However, they cannot edit the document.
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    If we want to allow people to edit the document, we can tap the paperclip icon one time to bring up a new window of options
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    We can then change the radio button to highlight "Can edit"
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    Then tap on "OK" at the bottom right corner
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    Now, we've changed the permissions for this document, so anyone we send the document link to "Can edit" the document
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    To turn Off link sharing, tap on the paperclip icon
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    The third option is "Turn link sharing OFF", so we'll highlight that radio button
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    Then select "OK" in blue at the bottom right
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    We can see now that the icon with the paperclip has turned back to gray, and "Link sharing is OFF" once again, making our document completely "Private"
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    To exit Google Drive and go back to the home screen, we can press the bottom center button
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    This concludes today's tutorial on how to turn on and off link sharing in Google Drive on the LG L70
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    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Rushell, Hotelier

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