Tip of the Week: Overleaf v2 Link Sharing

By Ryan Looney

This is the second in a series of tips highlighting features available in Overleaf v2. If you'd like to try v2 for yourself, the beta is now open to the public at

Link sharing is an easy way to distribute your project to collaborators. In Overleaf v1, link sharing is on by default. In v2, it's off by default, but you can easily turn it on.

In your v2 project, click the Share button, then click "Turn on link sharing."

Share button and turn on link sharing

Then, share the read/edit or read only URL with your collaborators.

Share project with links

For more information about Overleaf v2, view our help article at

Ryan Looney

Ryan Looney

Client Services Manager

I'm committed to making the world a better place by connecting scientists and researchers with the tools they need. Avid reader, lifelong learner, slow but joyful runner.