How to Sync Your Files in SharePoint

In: BlogDate: Sep 15, 2020By: Rachael Worrall

If you use SharePoint at work, you might be missing being able to manage your files using Windows Explorer or the File tab in your applications. In this short video, Rachael explains how you can Sync your SharePoint Libraries so that you can browse, copy and paste your files just like you are used to.

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How to Sync Your Files in SharePoint


Many organisations are now switching to Office 365 to make use of SharePoint and Cloud file storage. This means that files can be accessed anywhere you have an internet connection, as well as being held securely. You may also have access to OneDrive, which is for storing your personal documents, while SharePoint Libraries are ideal for sharing documents that will be used by individual teams or the whole organisation.

As well as using the SharePoint interface on the website, you can also Sync your SharePoint Libraries with your computer. This means that they are accessible through Windows Explorer and in the Files tab, just like files stored on your computer's harddrive.

In the short video above, Rachael explains how you can synchronise your SharePoint Library with your computer.

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