Add/Remove SharePoint Shortcuts to OneDrive

How To:

  • Add/Remove Shortcuts to SharePoint to your OneDrive

Applies To:

  • Staff, Faculty, and Students


Note: You cannot use the Sync to OneDrive option along with a Shortcut to the same folder. If you want to switch from one method to the other you will need to either appropriately remove the shortcut or unsync the folder. IMPORTANT- Deleting a shortcut or a folder that is still synced will DELETE it for everyone!

Adding a shortcut to a shared folder

1) In OneDrive, in the navigation pane, select Shared > Shared with me.

2) Find the folder you want to add, and click the circle in the folder's tile to select it.

3) Select Add shortcut to My files.Or you can right-click the folder, and then select Add shortcut to My files.

How to find shortcut folders in your OneDrive

1) Shared folders you've added to your OneDrive appear on the OneDrive on the web in your My files view.

2) On a Windows PC, find the folder in Windows Explorer. On a Mac computer, use the Finder to locate the OneDrive folder.

3) The folder icon will have a chain icon on it indicating that this is a shortcut.


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