Jan 09 2019 08:42 AM
Jan 09 2019 08:42 AM
My organization is in the process of rolling out Teams and OneDrive. When a user logs in into OneDrive via the web browser, they are presented with a list of "Shared Libraries" on the left hand pane. What determines how this is populated? I ask because I am a member and have favorited 8 Teams and only 6 of them show up. Two of the the other Shared Library site are SP Online site I am a member of.
In the classic OneDrive view, this is called "Groups" and everything that i have in Teams or SP shows up.
I have poked around the SP admin and OneDrive admin settings in o365 as well as user settings but cannot seem to find anything. I need to explain why/what determines this list to my users if its not something a user or admin can change.
Jan 09 2019 08:57 AM
Jan 09 2019 11:01 AMSolution
Jan 09 2019 01:02 PM
Thanks everyone! I also spoke with a OneDrive developer I met at Ignite 2018. He said
"The Frequent list is your top 12 SharePoint TeamSites as determined by your file, news + pages activity - and we have work planned so that the list in ODB is only influenced by your file activity."
This is where Graph comes in. Hope this answer helps anyone else looking.
Feb 26 2020 03:43 AM
May 14 2020 08:41 AM
Having gone through a recent adoption of OneDrive, this "feature" has been the most frustrating aspect of OneDrive for our users. They would like to be able to readily get to Shared Libraries that they have been given access to and often cannot. There is a catch 22 that you can only get a library to show up in your shared libraries list once it has been given a non-transparent amount of use. Additionally, it is not clear why shared libraries disappear from the OneDrive list. This has resulted in numerous support calls and frustrated users. There must be a better way. Users would love to be able to select from the libraries they have access to show up on that list or to have their frequently accessed libraries show up and a link to all other options.
May 17 2020 01:16 PM
Agreed. This is the #1 source of confusion in our organization. We've directed all staff to use the Classic OneDrive view until this is addressed.
Jul 20 2020 03:53 PM
Agreed. This is just a terribly poor design decision on Microsoft's part. We're in the middle of attempting to migrate from Box to OneDrive and this is causing massive confusion. There needs to be a way to list all of the shared libraries that a person has access to.
Feb 12 2021 07:17 AM - edited Feb 12 2021 08:11 AM
Indeed. I came up against this problem and found the following four factors affect whether OneDrive displays "Shared Libraries" correctly or not:
It's not perfect but following these steps appeared to get most Shared Libraries to appear when we needed them to.