So, I'm using SharePoint on my Windows PC, and I've synced a folder to my File Explorer. But for some reason, SharePoint files not showing in File Explorer. Does anyone know why this is happening? I'm on Windows 10, using SharePoint Online with the latest updates. Thanks!
A heavy cloud drive user, happy to solve problems about cloud drive using and management.
Don't worry; this is a common issue with SharePoint sync. There could be a few reasons why the folder isn't showing up in your File Explorer. Here's what you can try:
Remember, if you're using any third-party security or antivirus software, it may also interfere with the sync process. Following these steps should help you get that folder showing up in your File Explorer!
Besides, if those synced SharePoint folders still cannot be shown in your File Explorer, you can first sync your SharePoint folder to another cloud drive and then access your SharePoint folder from that cloud drive folder in your File Explorer. To do so, you just need a professional cloud-to-cloud sync service, MultCloud. This web-based service can seamlessly sync data across clouds without downloading or uploading anything.
Quickly transfer, sync, or backup files from one cloud to another without manually downloading and re-uploading.
Step 1. Add SharePoint Online and another cloud drive like Google Workspace to MultCloud.
Step 2. Open the Cloud Sync feature, and select the SharePoint Online folder and Google Workspace folder as the source and destination.
Step 3. Choose from 10 excellent sync modes and turn on Cloud Sync by clicking “Sync Now”.
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