Admin Setup: give external guest users access to your SharePoint site

Before you can give external guests access to your SharePoint site, please have your Microsoft 365 Admin run through this sequence of steps

  1. Navigate to your tenant admin home:

  2. Click SitesActive Sites

  3. Find the site you would like to enable for external sharing (Ex.: your intranet site)

  4. In the flyout window select the Settings tab:


  1. In External file sharing drop-down select New and existing guests

  2. Click the Save button.

  3. Run steps 4-6 for your AppCatalog site (you can find it by searching for Apps or App Catalog under Active sites).

Next, we’ll need to ensure guests have access to Origami apps. Follow these steps to enable that:

  1. Open PowerShell 7 (if you don’t have it, please download it from the Microsoft website: Installing PowerShell on Windows - PowerShell | Microsoft Learn)

  2. Run the following commands in your PowerShell 7:

Connect-PnPOnline -Url "https://[tenantname]" -Interactive
Set-PnPTenant -ShowEveryoneClaim $True

Above line will log you into your tenant and ensure you can add Everyone as a permission token.

  1. Navigate to your App Catalog site you found in step 7 above and open the site.

  2. Click [Gear]Site settingsSite permissions

  3. Click Grant permission button in the ribbon at the top and fill in the highlighted areas as shown below:

  4. Click Share