Syncing SharePoint Libraries Best Practice ? Top Level? Or Folders Within?

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Hi All,

I am currently working with a client who is having a range of synchronisation issues when synchronising his SharePoint Libraries through the OneDrive Client.

 

He synchronises a lot of folders within his SharePoint libraries, so has around 12 folders under his SharePoint in File Explorer.

 

Is it best practice to synchronise a bunch folders within libraries for SharePoint? Or is it better to have the top level library synchronised to include said folders?

 

 

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IMO it's best to not sync SharePoint libraries at all :). But honestly it depends on the amount of files and size of the libraries. In very large, very dense libraries I would suggest that users only sync what they need. If it's a smaller library without a ton of content, I would suggest just sticking to root level library sync.