Block the "shortcut" sync feature from SharePoint

Marcus Fugett 1 Reputation point

Any way to do this, it's confusing customers. I'd rather have the separation of a SharePoint sync over a "shortcut" in a customer's OneDrive.

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  1. JoyZ 17,901 Reputation points

    Hi @Marcus Fugett ,

    1)If you want to hide the sync button in SharePoint library:


    Go to Library Settings> Advanced Settings> Scroll down to the middle of the page, and under Offline Client Availability, select No (default is Yes)> Click OK at the bottom:


    You will now notice that the library lacks a Sync Button:


    2)If you want to disable sync at the Site level, please go to Site information> View all site settings> Click on Search and offline availability under Search:


    Under Offline Client Availability select No:


    Now you will see the Sync button disappear from all libraries located on this site.

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  2. Marcus Fugett 1 Reputation point

    I meant the OneDrive "shortcut" feature...