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Syncing Selective SharePoint Files with OneDrive for Business

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When syncing SharePoint files to OneDrive for business, we are finding some unusual cases.  When going to a SharePoint library and then click sync, normally a dialog pops up allowing the flexibility to select which folders to sync.

 

Screenshot of dialog box allowing configuration of which folders to sync.

 

But on several other computers, we don't get this selective sync dialog but rather a notification.

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If we went to OneDrive > View Settings, it will be syncing the whole library but we do have the option to select which folders to sync.

 

Is there a way we can get the selective sync dialog to show up without syncing the whole library right away?  We've tried uninstalling and reinstall OneDrive for Business, applying the latest version.  Both cases are running on Windows 10 machines.  

 

Any guidance would greatly be appreciated.

6 Replies
best response confirmed by Chris Ficek (Contributor)
Solution
Try go to the settings of those computers and turn of files on demand!

@adam deltingerThank you for the quick reply.  We will check this out and confirm.

Great!! Make sure to let us know!

Thank you @adam deltinger!  That solved the issues!

Great! Please set as best response also in that case

Adam