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How to disable sync in SharePoint and OneDrive

File sync to the desktop has become a common feature these days. That’s understandable as it is far more convenient to work out of personal C: drive in a very familiar File Explorer environment rather than logging in to SharePoint every time. Moreover, Wi-Fi is not always present, and users want continuous access to their docs. That said, syncing files to user’s desktop… keep reading >

How to stop sync of a SharePoint Document Library

“Help! We just had all our files and folders mysteriously disappear from our SharePoint site. They were there yesterday, and today they are all gone. We lost like 10,000+ files and folders.” This is the email I got from one of my clients the other day. If this sounds familiar, you might want to read this article. Usually, when something like this… keep reading >

Solve all your SharePoint sync issues by using the new OneDrive Sync Client

I have been waiting for quite some time to write this post. And finally happy I can do that. Let me explain. For some time, those relying heavily on the sync capability of SharePoint were somewhat out of luck. While OneDrive sync client for SharePoint existed, it was not reliable, caused various sync conflicts, missing documents, and frustrated users. I even published… keep reading >

SharePoint Sync Issues? Stop syncing SharePoint Document Libraries!

UPDATE (May 24, 2017): Below post describes sync issues with the old sync client for SharePoint Document libraries. Since then, Microsoft has released a new OneDrive for Business sync client which is very stable and resolves all of the sync issues described in this post. To take advantage of the new sync client and to learn more about it – please reference… keep reading >

How to Sync MS Project with SharePoint

If you are an experienced Project Manager and out of the box SharePoint Tasks Web Part is not enough for you to manage projects, you are in luck. In SharePoint Online/Office 365, you can easily sync MS Project with SharePoint Tasks Web Part. This would allow you, as a Project Manager, to enjoy all the sophisticated features of MS Project like resource… keep reading >

How to sync SharePoint with Outlook

If your organization has SharePoint and you spend most of your day in your Inbox, keep reading. In this blog post, I will explain how you can synchronize various SharePoint lists with Outlook. That means that you will be able to interact with SharePoint without leaving your Inbox! That means you will be more productive -what a way to impress your boss!… keep reading >

How to Sync SharePoint Document Library with OneDrive

If you spend lots of time on the road or work in places where there is no Internet connection (do places like this even exist these days?), you have a scenario where you need your files to be available in offline mode. Today I will be writing about a feature that I am not a particular fan off. However, lots of users… keep reading >

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