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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Syncing files and folders

OneDrive for Business comes with the OneDrive sync app, which can be installed on a multitude of devices. The OneDrive app lets you work with your files locally, as you would with any other file on your computer or mobile.

In this recipe, we will look at how to sync your OneDrive online files to your local computer.

Getting ready

You should have the OneDrive sync client installed on your machine or have appropriate permissions to be able to install it. The following steps assume that you are using Windows as your OS. While the underlying concepts are the same, the installation steps for OneDrive are different for macOS. Refer to the installation and configuration steps for macOS.

How to do it...

You can use the OneDrive sync app to sync either your OneDrive for Business files and/or your SharePoint files locally to your computer.

To sync files...