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How to Sync a Shared OneDrive Folder Locally

Folders Shared by a Colleague

  1. Browse to http://portal.office.com.
  2. Sign on using your Drexel credentials.
  3. Select the App Launcher icon in the top left corner (3 rows of 3 squares each).
  4. Select the OneDrive tile.
  5. Select Shared from the menu on the left.
  6. Under Shared with you, select the folder you wish to sync.
  7. In the top toolbar, select Sync.
  8. OneDrive will open briefly to add the shared folder.

Folders Shared via Microsoft Teams or SharePoint

  1. Browse to http://portal.office.com.
  2. Sign on using your Drexel credentials.
  3. Select the App Launcher icon in the top left corner (3 rows of 3 squares each).
  4. Select the OneDrive tile.
  5. Under Quick Access, select the appropriate group.
    • NOTE: If you do not see the group you are looking for, you may need to select the More places option to expand the list.
  6. You should automatically be directed to the Documents folder.
  7. In the top toolbar, select Sync.
  8. When prompted, open OneDrive to start the sync.
  9. OneDrive will open briefly to add the shared folder.

Accessing Locally Synced OneDrive Folders

Windows 10

  1. Launch File Explorer.
  2. Select Drexel University on the left.
  3. All locally synced OneDrive folders (other than your individual OneDrive account) will be shown here.

macOS

  1. In Finder, from the Go menu, select Home.
  2. Open Drexel University.
  3. All locally synced OneDrive folders (other than your individual OneDrive account) will be shown here.
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