How To: Share specific content with organization members in the ArcGIS Explorer app


When sharing content to an organization, the shared items are accessible in the ArcGIS Explorer app. However, when the members log in to the ArcGIS Explorer app, they must search through the organization's content to find the shared items. This article outlines the workflow to share specific items to a group, so that organization members are able to find the shared items in the group.


To share specific content to selected members of the organization, create a group and upload the desired content to the group. Follow the steps below to do so:

  1. Create a group in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Create groups or Portal for ArcGIS: Create groups for steps to do this.
  2. Share the items in the group. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Share items or Portal for ArcGIS: Share items with a group for steps to do this.

In the ArcGIS Explorer mobile app, the shared items are visible under the Groups section.

The ArcGIS Explorer app home page with the Groups section where the shared items can be found

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Last Published: 4/7/2021

Article ID: 000025100

Software: ArcGIS Explorer (Android) 20.2.2, 20.2.1, 20.2.0, 20.1.0, 18.1.0, 10.2.9, 10.2.8, 10.2.7, 10.2.6, 10.2.10 ArcGIS Online 8.3