Set Keep sharing options for your users

As an administrator, you can define if Keep files can be shared outside your organization using the Drive sharing options. Keeps supports a sub-set of the Drive sharing options:

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenDrive and Docs.
  3. Click Sharing settings.
  4. To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit or a configuration group.

    Supported editions for this feature: Business Standard and Plus; Enterprise; Education Fundamentals, Standard, Teaching and Learning Upgrade, and Plus; G Suite Business; Nonprofits; Essentials.  Compare your edition

  5. Under Sharing outside of organization, select the following options:

    1.  Select OFF to disable file sharing outside your organization.
      Users can't invite people outside the organization to view, comment on, or edit their files.

    2. (Optional) Check Allow users in organization to receive files from users outside of domain. Users can access external Google files, but they can't share their own files externally.

  6. Select ON to allow users to share with anyone outside your organization.
    Note: Other ON options are not supported for Keep. 

Note: Whitelisting options are not currently supported for Keep. 

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