How to share files and folders in iCloud Drive with iOS 13.4

Learn how to use the long-awaited Folder Sharing feature in iCloud Drive in iOS 13.4.

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Apple announced at WWDC 2019 folder sharing in iCloud Drive for iOS 13; however, due to complications and time constraints, the feature wasn’t available when iOS 13 was released to the public. Apple finally released the feature in the beta of iOS 13.4. It won’t be long until iOS 13.4 is released to the public, and you’ll be able to share folders in iCloud Drive on your own devices.

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How to share a folder in iCloud Drive

Sharing a folder means that you share the folder and all of its contents. To share folders in iCloud Drive, perform these steps.

  1. Launch the Files app.

  2. Navigate to an iCloud Drive folder that you’d like to share.

  3. Press and hold the folder until the menu appears.

  4. Select Share.

  5. Select Add People.

  6. Select a share method from the options: Messages, Mail, Copy Link, and so on (Figure A).

Figure A 

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Sharing folders with iCloud Drive works just like sharing an individual file.

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