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External sharing link settings

Please the following steps to enable external sharing link: 1. Set the Site sharing settings Sign in the site as an admin Click Site permissions under the Settings menu On the Permissions panel, ...
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

The answer is "No" (Even though you excluded the knowledge of the link for the other user) Using the Share option without sign in is something I would treat as unsecured data. Anyone with access to ...
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Share SharePoint Online site for anonymous users?

In short, No, the Anonymous access for SharePoint online sites is no longer available since May 2017. Actually, You can just use external sharing features to share content with users outside your ...
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Can't enable external sharing in Office 365 tenant

I have done a test in my SharePoint online and I can reproduce your issue. This only happened when I turned off the external sharing and turned it on again from new SharePoint admin center. i solved ...
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Update External Sharing Setting via powershell for a modern site collection

This is only settable by using the SPO cmdlets as this is an administrator-level setting. You can use Set-SPOSite. Connect-SPOService https://tenantName-admin.sharepoint.com Set-SPOSite https://...
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If we share a file or folder using anyone link, then will any user who have the link will be able to see the file, or only the users who got the link

“Anyone Sharing Link” is also known as “Anonymous Link” Using "Anyone Shareing link" that let anyone who has the link access the files or folders without authenticating.
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If we share a file or folder using anyone link, then will any user who have the link will be able to see the file, or only the users who got the link

The Anyone option means anyone who has the link can access the file: Allow users to share files and folders by using links that let anyone who has the link access the files or folders without ...
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Can we prevent guest accounts from viewing with whom else a file has been shared

I don't think it's possible to make guest users cannot see others else the file or the folder has been shared. When you share a folder with some guests, guests will be able to see other's names in the ...
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Sharing with Anyone link is disabled for folders?

Please refer to the following documents , and try to follow the solution in the documents to test . Hope it can help you. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/troubleshoot/administration/...
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CSOM CreateAnonymousLinkForDocument share url link

You need to set as following pic since you haven't set access for anonymous
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CSOM CreateAnonymousLinkForDocument share url link

You need to set "Sharing outside your organization" to "Allow sharing to authenticated external users and using anonymous access links" "Default link type" to "...
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allow external users to access shared files using one-time access code instead of login, is this supported/possbile

Yes, it can be achieved. You need to enable Microsoft SharePoint integration with Azure AD B2B first. Microsoft official article: Azure AD B2B provides authentication and management of guests. ...
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As in SharePoint site case can we control external sharing per MS Teams

That's correct. Underlying Teams is the Microsoft 365 Group. Group allow list is global, i.e. you can allow any domain or specific domains to be added to any M365 Group. There is also a deny list if ...
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

There is no guarantee that user2 will not see folder1. If User2 gets the shared link to folder1 then user2 will for sure see folder1. Only way of making it totally secure is to share the folder in ...
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Can we create external users accounts inside our office 365, before sending them invitation to access the site collections

You can invite external users via Azure B2B. See What is Azure AD B2B collaboration? for information on how to add users to Azure. You can then add them as normal to SharePoint Online/OneDrive for ...
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External Sharing - Sharepoint Mobile App

It is not feasible to sign in SharePoint mobile app with the external user account, it can only sign in with the Work or School account. You can also vote for the following UserVoice to submit ...
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External Sharing - Sharepoint Mobile App

You are correct, the SharePoint mobile app does not allow you to login to the app with a Microsoft account. This is clarified by a Microsoft agent in the answer given here: https://answers.microsoft....
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External sharing is disabled for https://yourtenant-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/workbench.aspx

According to the screenshot, it seems that it is the SharePoint admin center you are trying to share. I don't think https://tenant-admin.sharepoint.com is a site opeing for external sharing. Consider ...
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SharePoint Online - Default Link Type

If DefaultLinkToExistingAccess is set to TRUE, the DefaultSharingLinkType will be overriden and the default sharing link will be a People with Existing Access. Execute the following: Set-sposite -...
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When Requesting Files should the user be inside the "Who can share outside your organization"

Per my test, the settings have no effect on File Request feature. The user can request a file inside his/her onedrive site and the user don't need to inside the "who can share outside your ...
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Trouble with downloading a large number of files from SharePoint

If the folder contains 13500 files then "Open with Explorer" will not work because you exceed the List View Threshold LVT (default 5000). Increasing the LVT is not possible for SharePoint ...
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External Sharing - Sent to wrong email. What happens next?

Site Settings should display a link called "Access requests and invitations" under the usual "People and Groups" and "Site permissions" - this is only visible once an invite for that site has been ...
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Do I need the "e" part of a URL when sharing a SharePoint resource?

The ?e=abcdfgh part can be removed. https://cresyl.eu/en/office-365/understanding-how-share-links-are-built/ I think it is used for tracing the visitors of the SharePoint site or something.
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Turning off external sharing on a site, but enable it on a doc library

You can grant external user permissions on a library. Navigate to the library->Library settings->Permissions for this document library->stop inheriting permissions->grant permissions->then you can ...
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SharePoint Online, turn off user access approval

You can either disable option 'Allow access requests' which will give user access denied and they can manually request for access on basis of any tickets or internal process. Or, you can mention email ...
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Force download of Word Document external shared link

In the OOTB method to share files with external users, it only allows users to view a document and not download it. It’s by design. So I recommend you change the guest Sharing URL as the post you ...
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The "Sharing" options inside "Modern SharePoint admin center" are less compared to "Classic sharepoint admin center" for the same site collection

You can use SharePoint Online PowerShell cmdlets to set these values. Using Set-SPOSite, you can use the following: Set-SPOSite -DefaultLinkType <value> Set-SPOSite -DefaultLinkPermission <...
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Prevent users from seeing "Shared with"

Unfortinately that's not possible. You could remove the option to see User Information, but it won't remove the button. Your only option is the ugly implementation of display: none;. Reference: How ...
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Unable to share a SharePoint Team Site with external users

This is by default that external users cannot be added as a member through the team site page. You can go to Microsoft 365 admin center and select your group and then directly add a member. Then go ...
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Your organization is preventing you from selecting this option

A few options/possibilities to consider here: If you've made this change within the past 24 hours, it may still be pending to propagate to the site collection level in your SPO environment (similar ...
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