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Sync SharePoint Files and Folders

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Watch this short video to learn about syncing the files in your Microsoft 365 or Microsoft SharePoint site libraries so they’re always available on your computer, even when you’re offline.

Set-up sync
  1. On the SharePoint site that you want to sync files from, select Sync.

    Note: If your browser asks for permission to use OneDrive, confirm that it’s OK.

  2. Sign in to OneDrive to start syncing your files and finish OneDrive setup.


Work with your files in your file system
  • Once synced, your SharePoint files appear in File Explorer under the name of your organization, or in Mac Finder if you’re using a Mac.
  • Each location will appear in a separate subfolder.
  • Copy or move files from your computer to SharePoint right from your file system.
  • To check the status of your files, add an account, or manage other sync settings, select the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows notification area.

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