Shared network locations Save files in a folder that your recipients can also access. You can then send recipients a message containing a link to the shared location. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.
Share a map or location
- On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app .
- Search for a place. Or, find a place on the map, then touch and hold to drop a pin.
- At the bottom, tap the place’s name or address.
- Tap Share . …
- Choose the app where you want to share the link to the map.
Send a link to a shared file
- Go to drive.google.com.
- Check the box next to the file or folder you’d like to share.
- Click the Share icon . OR. Click the More menu and select “Share…”
- Copy the link at the top of the sharing settings.
- Send the link to another person or mailing list in an email or chat.
To do this:
- Open the Share window. To do this, hover over the file or folder you wish to share. …
- In the Share window click the envelope icon. …
- In the Email Shared Link field, type the name or email address of the collaborator.
- In the Message field, type a message of up to 750 characters for the collaborator.
- Click Send.
If you’re using Windows 10, hold down Shift on your keyboard and right-click on the file, folder, or library for which you want a link. If you’re using Windows 11, simply right-click on it. Then, select “Copy as path” in the contextual menu.
Select the Insert link from the bottom menu within the message (it looks like a chain link). Paste the URL into the Web address section.
How to Email a Web Page Link
- Right-click or tap-and-hold within the body of the message.
- Choose the Paste option to insert the URL into the email.
- Send the email as usual.
How to Copy & Paste a Hyperlink
- Scroll over the hyperlink while holding down your left mouse button. This will select the hyperlink and the text. …
- Hit “Ctrl” + “C” on your keyboard to copy the hyperlink.
- Open the document or location into which you want to paste the hyperlink.
Press Ctrl+K. You can also right-click the text or picture and click Link on the shortcut menu. In the Insert Hyperlink box, type or paste your link in the Address box. Note: If you don’t see the Address box, make sure Existing File or Web Page is selected under Link to.
Insert a hyperlink
- In the body of your message, position the cursor where you want to add a link.
- On the Message tab, click Hyperlink.
- In the Link box, choose Web Page or File, This Document, or Email Address:
- For Web Page or File: Add the full URL. …
- In the Text box, type the text you want to appear in your message.
To copy the link, press Ctrl+C. A link to the file or folder is added to your clipboard. To return to the list of folders and files, press Esc. To paste the link in a document or message, press Ctrl+V.
Many web applications give users the ability to share private information with unauthenticated users via obscure, publicly accessible URLs. These URLs, often called “external links” or “shared links,” are a convenient way to collaborate with people without giving them a username and password.