Why does OneDrive continually ask for permissions? #M365AMA

In this episode, the #M365AMA panel discusses the following community question:

“There is an OneDrive issue with one of my user. The user is given edit permission by the other user to a file. But when he is trying to access the file it is stillShowing you need permission to access that. Then he requested and again given permission still the same issue. Can some one please let me know what’s the problem.”

Check out the discussion here:


Participating in this discussion were:

Some relevant notes/links shared by the team:

  • Internal/External? Maybe admin config? Maybe it’s a policy issue?
  • Is the account the link has been sent to a Live attached account? Do you have external user access disabled and\or set for domain-specific access?

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (https://rencore.com/), leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.