Easily sync SharePoint files to your explorer - Gosse explains

In today's rapidly changing world, where collaboration and access to information are crucial, Microsoft SharePoint provides a robust file sharing and collaboration solution. However, not everyone feels comfortable working directly in SharePoint or a Web browser. Some of us prefer the familiar interface of Windows Explorer. Fortunately, there is a way to combine the best of both worlds. In our series "Gosse explains" we show you how to SharePoint files can easily synchronize with your Explorer, allowing you to access your files directly from your desktop, while still taking advantage of SharePoint's cloud storage and collaboration capabilities.

Why Synchronize SharePoint Files?

File synchronization offers several advantages:


  • Accessibility: Access your files directly from Explorer, without opening SharePoint or a browser.
  • Offline Access: Work on documents offline and sync changes when you're back online.
  • Familiarity: Use the familiar interface and features of Windows Explorer to manage your files.

How Do You Synchronize SharePoint Files?

  1. Go to Office.com: Open SharePoint and navigate to the site you want to sync.
  2. Open the Documents Library: Find the documents you need.
  3. Synchronize: Use the "Sync" button to synchronize the files with your Explorer.

By following these steps, you will create a seamless bridge between SharePoint and your desktop, allowing you to work more efficiently with the files that are important to you and your team.


Optimize Your Workflow

The ability to synchronize SharePoint files with Explorer is changing the way teams work together. It makes file management more intuitive and accessible, even for those not comfortable navigating SharePoint.


Want to see how this works in practice? Watch our "Gosse explains" video for a step-by-step guide. And for more tips on how to use technology to improve your work processes, follow our blog. We are here to help you discover how digital tools can make your work not only easier, but also more productive.

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