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Sync SharePoint files and folders

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Sync the files in your Office 365 or 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, click 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, click the OneDrive cloud icon SPO_OneDrive notification icon in the Windows notification area.

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Sync SharePoint files with the new OneDrive sync client

You can sync the files in your Office 365 or SharePoint site libraries so they’re always available on your computer, even when you’re offline.

On the SharePoint site that you want to sync files from, click Sync.

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

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

Once you're synced, you’ll see your SharePoint files in File Explorer under the name of your organization.

On a Mac, the files will appear in Mac Finder.

Each location will appear in a separate subfolder.

Now, you can copy or move files from your computer to SharePoint right from your file system.

You can also click the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows notification area, to check status on your files, add an account, or manage other sync settings.

Now you can use the OneDrive app to sync all your files, so you can get to them from anywhere.

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