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Sync SharePoint files with the OneDrive for Business sync client

To sync a site library to your computer

  1. Sign in to your organization's SharePoint site with your work or school account.

  2. Open the library you want to sync.

  3. Select the Sync button.

    Notes: 

    • In Classic SharePoint, the Sync button is here:

      The Sync command in a SharePoint document library

    • If you don’t see a Sync button, select the Library tab and then select Sync in the Connect & Export group.
      Sync option on the Library tab in the ribbon

  4. At the prompt, click Sync Now to start the sync app wizard. The wizard automatically fills in the name and web address of the library.

  5. Select Sync Now in the wizard to start syncing.

    You can click Show my files… in the wizard to open the synced library in File Explorer. The folder is listed under Favorites, in the SharePoint folder.

Notes: 

  • In Classic SharePoint, the Sync button is here:

  • If you don’t see a Sync button, select the Library tab and then select Sync in the Connect & Export group.

  • To sync a library with OneDrive for Business (groove.exe) in an environment with OneDrive (onedrive.exe)

    1. Press   , search for OneDrive, and select OneDrive for Business. A sync window will open.

    2. In a web browser, open the library you want to sync. Click the address field and copy the URL.

    3. Paste the URL from the browser into OneDrive for Business where it says Paste your library URL here, and then click Sync now.