How to setup OneDrive and SharePoint on an iMac or Macbook


We show you how to install Microsoft’s OneDrive and Sharepoint on a Mac, so you can share files with other Mac and PC users running Office 365.

If you or your company uses Microsoft Onedrive or Sharepoint in a Windows PC environment as part of Office 365, it can also be setup to work the same way and access and edit files on an iMac or Macbook running Apples OSx as follows.

Firstly install the Onedrive App on the Mac by clicking on the App Store icon

 

and searching for “Onedrive

 

A comprehensive guide is also available from Microsoft at the following address

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/sync-files-with-the-onedrive-sync-client-on-mac-os-x-d11b9f29-00bb-4172-be39-997da46f913f

Once Onedrive is installed, you can then login to your companies Sharepoint account and “sync” your files to your Mac using the OneDrive App

 

Once in Sharepoint click on the “sync” icon

 

And select the files or folders you wish to sync.

On the top taskbar, you should see the Onedrive icon start to become animated as the the files start to sync, depending on the number of files, these may take some time to download

To access the files that have been synced, right click the “Onedrive” icon, and select the Onedrive or Sharepoint folder you wish to access

Other available options here can be found under “Preferences

 

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