From within MS Teams, can we search documents on OneDrive and SharePoint? How?

frob 4,216 Reputation points
2021-09-28T21:03:35.253+00:00

Hi there

From within MS Teams, can we search documents on OneDrive and SharePoint? How?

Thank you.

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  1. Xzsssss 8,861 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-09-29T05:33:12.233+00:00

    Hi @frob ,

    The search feature for files in Teams could only search for files in Recent( recently shared ):

    You can see these in Files page from the left menu:
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    To search these files, you could use /files in the search box:
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    But for the downloaded files or files in a channel, you can't directly search for them. You should open the download folder or open the SharePoint site to search these files. Also, OneDrive files can't be searched in Teams, you should open in OneDrive to do so.

    Best regards,
    Lou


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  1. Eric Redegeld 6 Reputation points
    2021-10-01T10:45:19.573+00:00

    from the main page, you can use the search bar.
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    after the search item you get three options, messages, users and files
    And in left menu you see the content
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    Know the team, then open this, go to files and use the option open in sharepont
    left click on "home" and then use the search bar above

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