How To Sync SharePoint To Desktop

If you want to sync SharePoint to your desktop for easy access and collaboration, follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to https://portal.office.com and log in with your Microsoft 365 credentials.
  2. Click on the “SharePoint” icon and select the site you want to sync.
  3. Click on the “Documents” option and then click the “Sync” button.
  4. Open “OneDrive” when prompted and click “Open”.
  5. The SharePoint library will now be synced to your Windows Explorer.
  6. Repeat the process for other sites you want to sync.
  7. Any changes made to files in these synced folders will automatically sync back to SharePoint and be accessible to others.

To change the sync settings, follow these steps:

  1. Select the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar notification area.
  2. Select “Settings” and go to the “Accounts” tab to see a list of sync sites.
  3. To change the folders you’re syncing, select “Choose folders” for the library and choose the folders you want to sync.
  4. To stop syncing a site, select “Stop sync” next to the site.

Additionally, you can use a web-based cloud-to-cloud sync service called MultCloud to sync SharePoint with other cloud storage services for added security and easy file sharing.

Changing the Sync Settings

Once you have successfully synced SharePoint to your desktop, you can customize the sync settings to suit your needs. Whether you want to change the folders you’re syncing or stop syncing a particular site, SharePoint offers easy options to manage your data.

To change the folders you’re syncing, follow these steps:

  1. Select the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar notification area.
  2. Select “Settings” and go to the “Accounts” tab to see a list of sync sites.
  3. To change the folders you’re syncing, select “Choose folders” for the library and choose the folders you want to sync.

If you want to stop syncing a site, it’s just as simple:

  1. Select the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar notification area.
  2. Select “Settings” and go to the “Accounts” tab to see a list of sync sites.
  3. To stop syncing a site, select “Stop sync” next to the site.

By following these steps, you can easily manage your sync settings and have full control over which folders and sites are synced to your desktop. Additionally, if you’re looking for added security and easy file sharing, you can use a web-based cloud-to-cloud sync service called MultCloud to sync SharePoint with other cloud storage services.

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