In SPO E* you have the personal companyName-my.sharepoint.com site.

In the new 2013 version there is the Skydrive link on the top of the page which opens your personal document library. By default that contains a folder named Shared with Everyone and by inspecting the sharing settings, it's shared with


I have tried to figure out WHO actually this all users apply to but haven't got a clear answer.

Do you know who, by default, this includes? Is it all users within your organization or does it include also external users?

  • Not sure what your asking really, but All Users equals the claims user c:0(.s|true, which really means "All Authenticated users", no matter how they where authenticated Sep 27, 2013 at 9:21
  • @RobertLindgren Well, there is a built-in user group within Sharepoint Online which is c:0-.f|rolemanager|spo-grid-all-users/{GUID}. I unable to figure out who specifically is included in that group. Sep 27, 2013 at 9:26

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Got answer from Microsoft's Office 365 -support:

"I would like to inform you that Shared with Everyone -folder is for sharing documents with only the users within your organization, not outside."

Suppose that solves my question.

The support personnel also linked me to this document: http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/sharepoint-server-help/share-items-in-skydrive-pro-HA102788380.aspx#_Toc335293702 which weirdly contradicts what they just said.

However, after carefully examining the situation, the Shared With Everyone, by default, is linked to c:0-.f|rolemanager|spo-grid-all-users/{GUID} which matches exactly the Everyone except external users group.

So, summa summarum:

  • All Users = Everyone except external users.
  • All Authenticated Users = Everyone including external users.

In the pickers for Office 365, you should be able to find two users; "Everyone" and "Everyone except external users".

As far as I understand, the claims token you have provided matches "Everyone". That should mean that both internal and external users can access the "Shared with Everyone folder"

I found this thread helpful in checking this: http://community.office365.com/en-us/forums/154/t/191752.aspx

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