MC237377 – (Updated) OneDrive/SharePoint Send link to Outlook sharing option is being retired

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check before: 2021-02-25

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OneDrive, Outlook, SharePoint

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Updated February 19, 2021: We have updated the message for additional clarity. Thank you for your feedback. Previously we had rolled out this change and disabled the ability to share a link via the Outlook Share Target. We have restored the functionality to ensure customers have time to educate and prepare their users as appropriate. We will be moving forward with this change as outlined below. We apologize for any inconvenience. Users will soon be unable to share a link directly via the Outlook Share Target in OneDrive and SharePoint. Customers can still share a link via e-mail by typing an e-mail address and clicking send, as well as the ability to copy a link to their clipboard. This change only removes the option to automatically open an Outlook compose window with a sharing link pasted in.

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Created:
2021-02-02

updated:
2021-02-20

Change type:
Retirement, Updated message, User impact

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Awareness Stay Informed

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