Teams unable to open notebook after renaming

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We have a Team with a OneNote book in it. After creation, the notebook was renamed in the file viewer of the desktop Teams app. After renaming, Teams is unable to open the notebook. However, if we open the Team's files in Sharepoint the notenook opens just fine, the same goes for choosing 'Open in OneNote Online' from Teams. The only thing which doesn't work is opening the notebook within Teams (both online, and in the desktop app). The tab containing the notebook in Teams stopped working, but removing the tab and adding it again (no new notebook, just a new tab containing the existing notebook) worked. It seems like Teams probably has messed up the link to the file after the file was renamed. Can we fix this? And how can we avoid it in the future?

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Hi @Ingvild_Lundanes,

 

if you change the name of a file in the explorer the link in the teams tab won´t be changed automatically. Thats why it worked after creating a new tab!

 

Didn´t you fix it with adding a new tab with the notebook? Than just delete the old tab/link.

 

There is now way avoiding this that I personally know, if you are renaming it in the explorer you should renew the tab too.

 

Sven