Access Office 365 document Library from WIndows Explorer


In order to map the files in this Document Library in Windows Explorer the trick is to:

  1. Copy the URL of the Document Library to the clipboard
  2. Open Windows Explorer
  3. Right-click "Network" and click "Map Network Drive" to display the dialog "Map Network Drive"
  4. In the dialog click "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures" to display the dialog "Add Network Location"
  5. In the dialog click "Next" and then "Next" again to display a new dialog
  6. In the textbox "Internet or network address" paste the copied URL of the Document Library
  7. Finish the dialogs

In my example the URL is "

In order to map the files in this Document Library in Windows Explorer the trick is to:

  1. Copy the URL of the Document Library to the clipboard
  2. Open Windows Explorer
  3. Right-click "Network" and click "Map Network Drive" to display the dialog "Map Network Drive"
  4. In the dialog click "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures" to display the dialog "Add Network Location"
  5. In the dialog click "Next" and then "Next" again to display a new dialog
  6. In the textbox "Internet or network address" paste the copied URL of the Document Library
  7. In my example the URL is "https://microsoft-my.sharepoint.com/personal/oscarmh_microsoft_com/

You should now be able to access the Document Library from your Windows Explorer.


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