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How to Request Access to Google files

Use the following steps to request access to various Google files. Preferably, use Google Chrome.

  • Open a web browser new tab or a new window (preferably Google Chrome)
  • Select the link to request access – Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Spreadsheet, Jamboard, or other file
  • A new message will show up like the one below asking you to access a file
  • Make sure you select the email you want to use to request a file (this way the owner of the file will send it to that email)
  • Click on Request Access
  • You’ll see a new message – Request sent
  • You’ll receive an email with items shared