Mount OneDrive Team Site Shared Library

A brief walk-through on how to mount a OneDrive/SharePoint Team Site Shared Library to your computer.



  1. Open your preferred browser.

  2. Navigate to

  3. Left click "Sign In" on top right of the page. *1

  4. Use your University email to sign in.
    1. If you are prompted to select "Work or school account" or "Personal account" select "Work or school account"

  5. You will be redirected to the University of Illinois' login portal and prompted for 2FA.

  6. Once you've signed in, find and left click the "OneDrive" icon on the left hand navigation panel.

  7. In this menu, find and left click your Team Site's "Shared Library". (Example: Engineering IT Shared Services)
    1. If you're not directly taken to a root folder, you may need to click the folder you want to mount.

  8. Left click the "Sync" button on the top navigation bar.
    1. If this option doesn't work left click the "Return to classic OneDrive" link on the bottom of the left navigation panel and then left click the "Sync" button.

  9. A new window should appear with the link to "Sync now", left click that option to confirm.
    1. The Firefox browser may prompt you to select an application open the link with, if so:
      1. Left click the "Choose Application" button.
      2. With "Microsoft OneDrive" selected, left click the "Open Link" button.
    2. The Chrome browser may prompt you to Open Microsoft OneDrive, simply left click the "Open Microsoft OneDrive" button.

  10. This completes the process and you should see a notification that you are now or already syncing that folder.

*1 - There is a shortcut if you use the Microsoft Edge browser on a University owned machine, it likely will take you directly to step 6.

If you would like to see this walkthrough accompanied with pictures or a video please let me know, thank you!

Keywords:SharePoint OneDrive Team Site Shared Library   Doc ID:111616
Owner:Brian L.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
Created:2021-06-11 13:15 CDTUpdated:2022-04-07 11:26 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Engineering IT
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