One of the benefits to creating Google Docs, Slides, & sheets is the ability to share your work. Once you share your documents, you can collaborate with others on the same document both synchronously and asynchronously. Sharing with Google Apps makes it so easy to collaborate; no more confusing emails with attachment after attachment. This tutorial will show you how to share a Google Doc, Slide, or Sheet with another Google user.

Step 1: Login into your email account and then click the “Apps” button. Next, click “Drive” on the top of your screen to open up a new tab that shows the contents of your Google Drive.

Step 2: Open the google Doc you would like to share. then, click the “Share” button on the top right of the screen.

Step 3: (1) Enter the name of who you want to share our Google Doc with, (2) select the editing rights you want give*, (3) click “Done” to send the Google Doc.

*“Can edit” gives everyone who has access to the Google doc the rights to add or delete anything to your document. “Can comment” allows the user to leave comments on your document, but does not give them the rights to add or delete any text. “Can view” lets the user view and print your document with no editing or commenting rights.