VoiceThread Docs / Web Application / Groups and Contacts / Sharing with a group

Sharing a VoiceThread with a group is a quick and easy way to securely grant access to a number of people at once. For more about creating and using groups, please click here.

New VT

From the group page

  1. Click into the group using the “Groups” tab of the sidebar on your home page.
  2. Click “Add a VoiceThread” in the top-right corner of the group page. group_add_a_voicethread.png
  3. Click on “Select from my VoiceThreads” to share a thread you’ve already created, or click “Create a new VoiceThread” to start building a new one. share_with_group_select_option.png

From the sharing page

  1. Access the sharing area.
  2. Expand the “Groups” section of the page. share_window_groups.png
  3. Click on the name of the group you want to share with, then click “Continue” at the bottom of the page. share_window_group_select.png
  4. Select the permissions you want the group to have, and click “Save” at the bottom of the page. If you want the members of the group to receive a notification email, check the box labeled “Notify by email when first shared.” group_share_access_level.png

Drag and drop on the home page

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Legacy VT

From the group space

  1. Click on the group in the sidebar on the left side of your VT Home page to see the existing content in that group.
  2. Click “Add Your Own” in the top-right corner.
  3. If you want to share a VoiceThread you’ve already created, click “Select from my VoiceThreads”.  If you are creating a new one, click “Create a new VoiceThread”.

At this point, you’ll be walked through the process to select or create your VoiceThread on screen.

On the VT Home page

  1. Click and drag a VoiceThread toward the left side of the VT Home page. Your groups menu will pop open if it’s not already open.
  2. Drop the VoiceThread onto the group with which you’d like to share it.
  3. Review to make sure that the correct group is selected in the drop menu, decide whether you want to share the original VoiceThread or share a unique copy of it, and select the button to give this group viewing access, commenting access, or editing access for your VoiceThread.
  4. If you are sharing a copy, make sure to give your new copy a name and decide which comments you want to keep.
  5. Click “Share”.

From the sharing area

  1. Access the sharing area.
  2. Go to the Secure tab.
  3. Click on the name of the group(s) with which you’d like to share. Those group names will appear in the top-right corner of the window.
  4. Click on the level of permission you’d like to give the group on the right side of the page.
  5. Click “Share”. If you want the recipients to receive email notifications that your VoiceThread has been shared, check the box that says “Notify by email”.

Note: Free account holders can only share with a group from the VT Home page.  You must own or be an editor of a VoiceThread to share it with a group.