If Window 11 Cannot Access Shared Folder Error! How To Fix It?

In some cases, user cannot access Shared folder in Window 11. For more help related to this problem, go to www.office.com/setup. In this blog, you will read the method to fix the issue if Window 11 Cannot Access Shared Folder.

Method To Fix If Window 11 Cannot Access Shared Folder Error:

1. Reconfigure Network Sharing Permissions:

First of all, you should open the File Explorer and then choose the drive or folder in your system which you wish to share. After this, you should right tap on the folder and then choose Properties. Then in the new Properties window, you have to choose the Sharing tab. Here, you should tap on the Advanced Sharing button which is located in the middle of the window. It will open the Advanced Sharing window. At this point, you should tap on the checkbox which is located at the top of the window just to enable Share this folder. Next, you need to input a Share name under Settings for the drive or folder which you wish to share. Now, just limit the amount of users to access the shared folder just by changing its number. After this, tap on Permissions button just under Comments in order to open another small window. Then, select Everyone in order to allow everyone on the network. Here, you should Enable Permissions for Everyone just by checking all boxes which is under Allow. Next, you should hit on Apply button to save the changes and then tap on Ok option to close the Permissions for Saved Pictures window. Again in Advanced Sharing, you should tap on Apply and OK button to apply the settings. If you wanted to share a drive, then just view Shared icon which is on the bottom of the screen.

2. Grant Security Permissions:

The customer should choose the drive or folder in your system which you wish to share. After this, you should right-tap on the drive or folder and then choose Properties. Now, you should choose the Security tab which is on the Properties window. At this point, you should tap on Edit option which is in the middle to change permissions. Then, you have to tap on the Add button. Here in the new Select Users or Groups pop-up window, then choose Advanced option which at the bottom of the screen. You will see a new window displays on your screen and then tap on Find Now option which is on the right. Then, the search results will display at the bottom of window. Just scroll down till you find Everyone. Here, you should choose Everyone in the list and then tap on Ok. At this point, go back to the Select Users or Groups window and then tap on Ok button. In the Security window, just under Group or user names you will view Everyone option. After this, choose Everyone and then you should check all the Allow boxes which is in the Permissions for Everyone box. Next, you should hit on Apply button which is at the bottom of the window just to save the changes. At the end, tap on Ok button to close the Permissions window.

With this method, you can fix the issue if Window 11 Cannot Access Shared Folder Error. For more info, visit to office.com/myaccount.