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OneDrive - Viewing Shared OneDrive files and folders on Windows or Mac Operating System

This document provides step by step instructions on how to view shared Microsoft's OneDrive files and folders on a Windows or Mac Operating System.

Viewing Shared Microsoft OneDrive files and folders:

Log on to the Microsoft OneDrive webpage.


Click on Shared with me on left side of the Microsoft OneDrive webpage.

Click on the name of the shared folder you want available in File Explorer or Finder on your computer.




If needed, click on the ‘’ shown in the toolbar just below the black Office 365 heading.

Select Sync in the pop-up menu.

 


Click on the Open Microsoft OneDrive button.




Remove checkmarks of boxes for files and folders you DO NOT want available on this computer.

Click on the Start Sync button.

You should see a dialogue box at the bottom or top right corner of your screen stating that ‘You are now syncing …’




If using Mac Operating System:

Open the Finder.

Locate and open the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh folder (please note that OneDrive isn't in the name).

Note:  The folder is
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, not OneDrive - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

The shared files and folders are now available in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh folder in the Favorites area of the Finder as well as the Open/Save feature of many applications.




If using Windows Operating System:

Right-click on the OneDrive icon in the system tray (a blue cloud icon located near the clock).

Select Open your University of Wisconsin Oshkosh folder.




Click on your name located just to the left of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.




Right-click on the highlighted icon for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh folder.

Select Pin to Quick access on the pop-up menu.




The shared files and folders are now available in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh folder in the Quick access area of the File Explorer as well as the Open/Save feature of many applications.

 


If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu



Keywords:microsoft onedrive "one drive" "Office 365" windows mac OS sharing shared   Doc ID:79400
Owner:Erik M.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2018-01-17 15:52 CDTUpdated:2018-03-09 11:27 CDT
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