Sync shared folders on OneDrive for Business

Hi team,

is it possible to "add to my onedrive for business" a folder shared by someone else? In other words, can I sync a file or folder that someone shares with me through my onedrive for business desktop sync client?

Appreciate your prompt response.




Hi Jamal,

It is not feasible to sync the files which are shared with you by other people.

Given the situation, we suggest you vote for your requirement to UserVoice, which will help better our products and services.

allow shared files to be synced. Brilliant, eh?

OneDrive sync for "Shared with you" files

[Updated by Qing Tang MSFT, 3:28 PM , Mar 2, 2017 (UTC)]

If you want to sync folders which are shared, then you can sync after clicking the folder as below.

Thanks for your understanding,


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