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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Syncing files to desktop

Microsoft Teams is meant to be a modern workplace for collaboration and productivity, and among the most used items within this workplace are documents.

Teams themselves do not store any of the documents that we share in posts or chats.

For each team created, a new SharePoint site/portal is created, and all files exchanged inside that team are stored on the site in a library called Documents. For each channel created inside the team, a new folder will be created inside this Documents library.

Syncing files from Teams to your desktop will allow you to work online and offline, making sure that you are not duplicating files or creating side versions of them. So, in order to ensure that we are fully connected, we need to understand how everything is happening behind the scenes, and that is what we are going to see in the next subsection.

What does this synchronization?

There is a program responsible for doing the synchronization and making sure that...