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how to change Files tab title in Teams?

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So, we have a channel in Teams, and a folder connected to the channel in TeamSite. We can change the name of the channel, we can change the folder name in the SharePoint TeamSite. But we couldn't change the title (or how do you call it?) of Files tab in MS Team. Where does this come from? How do I change it? Please have a loot at attached screenshot. 

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Best Response confirmed by jahongir abdurahmonov (Contributor)
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Hi!

AFAIK, this can’t be changed even changing the tab name. Microsoft are working on it per this uservoice

https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/16934143-rename-of-team-channe...

It isn’t recommended to change the name of the folder in the SharePoint end otherwise it may cause issues.

Would just recommend creating another channel at this time!

Hope that answers your question!

Best, Chris
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@jahongir abdurahmonov I am sure I did some e-learning about 2 years ago where you could change the name of the File tab. In fact it suggested that changing it to Documents would be easier for people to understand where it pointed to.  I remember I tried it then and it worked.  I can't do it now and, of course, I can't fine the e-learning.  Did I just imagine all this?

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Default Files Tab names cannot be changed and would recommend referring to the user. What you may have seen is a new Document Library tab which surfaces another SharePoint library into the Team. These Tabs can be renamed

Best, Chris