I am facing continued challenges in sharing folders and subsites with non-licensed users. Simply put, I am struggling in making this process easy for the end-user, often paying clients who need to access documents in a secure folder or subsite easily.
I've reviewed this documentation and have attempted to share in each of the methods. For what its worth, the 3rd option identified there (sharing a link allowing folks to access anonymously) is not sufficient secure for some of my clients.
Example 1 - I've created a folder on my firm's main site for a small client, containing a collection of word documents.
Here is permissions for the library:
I've shared through a link to a client. He cannot login with his existing Microsoft login and nowhere is he prompted to create a Microsoft account; below is what he gets: