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10 ways to make the most out of OneDrive Sync

OneDrive Sync, undoubtedly, became the preferred method for many users to interface with SharePoint. I listed it as one of the options available to users in this post. That is not a surprise; while OneDrive sync lacks some benefits one would expect with the SharePoint interface, like metadata and workflows, it offers the convenience of accessing documents from the convenience of Windows… keep reading >

Add Shortcut to OneDrive vs. OneDrive Sync

Having been born in Russia and having spent my teenage years there in the late 80s and early 90s, I am not used to having too many choices in life. In a way, it made life simpler – you go to the store – there is just one kind of milk (if at all), so you don’t spend too much time guessing… keep reading >

How to request files in OneDrive

One cool feature that was added recently to the list of OneDrive capabilities is the option of requesting files from other users. It is a great feature when you want to “pull” the files from your recipients and formally reminding them about it in a controlled fashion. For example, let’s say you are looking for vendors to submit proposals or contracts to… keep reading >

How OneDrive Sync works

One feature that confuses the hell out of everyone is OneDrive Sync available in SharePoint Online and OneDrive. So today I would like to clarify what it is and how it works. I have written a few posts previously on how to install it. Still, since Microsoft has made a few significant improvements over the last few years, I would like to… keep reading >

Top 5 features of OneDrive for Business

If you use SharePoint and Office 365, you heard about OneDrive. The most frequent question I get from my clients and loyal blog followers (after “Where does my accent come from?”) is: “What is the difference between OneDrive and SharePoint?” Let me answer all these questions for you. First, my accent is from Russia. I emigrated to the US in 1993, when… keep reading >