Turn Off External Sharing for SharePoint Online & OneDrive for Business

Shows you the steps to turn off the external sharing options to all SharePoint Online Site Collections and OneDrive for Business for all members

If you want to restrict the users to share outside of your organization for all SharePoint site collections and OneDrive. Follow the below steps,

Step 1: Go to Office 365 Admin Centre

Step 2: From the sidebar, expand Settings

Step 3: Click Services & add-ins under Settings

Step 4: From the Services & add-ins page, select Sites. It opens a right side panel

External Sharing Panel
External Sharing Panel

Step 5: Turn Off the Toggle under the External Sharing

Turnoff External Sharing
Turnoff External Sharing

Step 6: Click Save button to update the External Sharing settings and then the panel shows the success message.

Step 7: Click Close

External Sharing Settings Updated
External Sharing Settings Updated

After applying this, we won’t be able to share the SharePoint online and OneDrive to external users across all Site Collections and all members within an Organization in Office 365.

Shantha Kumar
Shantha Kumar
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