SharePoint on Mac

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SharePoint is a web-based platform to store, organize, share and access your information. It allows groups/teams to set up a centralized space for document sharing and editing.

NB: this document is on the assumption that you have already set OneDrive in your Mac, please refer to our document on “How to set OneDrive for Mac

Syncing SharePoint sites to your Mac

  1. Open office.com in your preferred browser
  2. Login in using your office 365 username and password
  3. Click the Office 365 app launcher, open SharePoint
    SharePoint
  4. Open the Library / folder that you want to sync
  5. Click the sync
    SharePoint sync
  6. If a notification pope up asking permission to use OneDrive, confirm that it’s okay
  7. Choose all the folders you want to sync, start sync

Once synced, your SharePoint folders will appear in Mac Finder

Adding shortcut to OneDrive

  1. Open office.com in your preferred browser
  2. Login in using your office 365 username and password
  3. Click the Office 365 app launcher, open SharePoint
  4. Navigate to the Library/folder you want to add to OneDrive
  5. Click the option Add shortcut to OneDrive
    SharePoint shortcut
  6. Open OneDrive, under My files you can find the folder from SharePoint

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