Sync your OneDrive for Business files

  1. Sign in to Office 365 or your organization's SharePoint site with your work or school account.

  2. Select OneDrive at the top of the page. Or, select the app launcher Office 365 app launcher icon, and then select OneDrive.

    Office 365 navigation options

  3. Select the Sync button.

    The Sync button

    NOTE: If you don’t see a Sync button, select the Library tab and then select Sync in the Connect & Exportgroup. (You may need to click Settings)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 your OneDrive.

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

    You can click Show my files… in the wizard to open your OneDrive folder in File Explorer. The folder is listed in your Favorites as either OneDrive - CompanyName or as OneDrive @ CompanyName.

    You might see this in File Explorer...

    Or this...

    Synced OneDrive for Business folder in File Explorer

    Synced OneDrive for Business folder in File Explorer's Favorites

    When you're opening or saving an Office document, your screen looks similar to this:

    Saving a Word document to OneDrive for Business