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ShawnLJ
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Is there a way to have a person see the Powerapp but not the shared excel file on onedrive

I have an excel file in my one drive that I am using as my data source. I want to share the app with the organization but I dont want them to see the Excel file. I tried just sharing the app but no one can see anything in the app unless I share with them the excel file as well. Is there a way I can have everyone see and use the app but not have to share the excel file? 

Or 

if I have to share the excel file no matter what, is there a way I can make it so they cant see the excel file. When I Share something it automacally sends an email sharing the file. The only way I can think of is to add a password to the excel file, but I dont know if there is a better way?

 

Thanks

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v-monli-msft
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Hi @ShawnLJ,

 

I'm afraid that this cannot be achieved so far. You have to share the excel file to the user so that they could access the data in this app. I cannot think anyway that could achieve your requirement. And in OneDrive, if you want to share the file with others, there will always be a link so that they could open the Excel.

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

If the information is in a SharePoint list does that list have to be shared the same way as the excel file? 

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