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This article describes how to view files that have been shared with you using the OneDrive local client on a Windows PC.

To view files Shared with Me on the local OneDrive Client(in File Explorer) items must be in a shared folder.  Individual Files cannot be synced to be viewed on the local client.  

Go to and login with your SU credentials.

Click on the OneDrive logo at the top to go to your OneDrive account.

Go to Shared and select Shared with you at the top to see files that have been shared with you.

Select the Folder you wish to be displayed on the OneDrive Desktop App.

  • Please note that the Folder cannot be empty in order to sync to the OneDrive Desktop App.

Once you have opened the folder at the top you will see the Sync option, select Sync (the folder must be opened to see the Sync option).

A new window will open, press Sync now.

Select Open Microsoft OneDrive

When opening your file explorer to view OneDrive through the desktop app you will now see a separate section with a building icon for your files shared with you.  

You can adjust what folders are show in the OneDrive desktop app by selecting the cloud icon in the system tray by your clock.

Select More then choose Settings

You can Choose the folders that are syncing or stop syncing a folder by selecting the appropriate option.

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