FilesApp Documentation and Service Description

Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business Connector

General Information

As described in the Microsoft 365 SharePoint Connector section, the various functionalities are available in a Microsoft 365 tenant.

By default, each user also receives the OneDrive for Business app in the tenant, which is a separate storage system for the user. This is a separate online document library for the user in the Microsoft 365 environment, which is located in the base on the tenant’s SharePoint environment.


Active and existing Microsoft 365 account of the user and unlocked OneDrive app in the account.

Active and existing FilesApp Microsoft 365 SharePoint Connector license – see

The user must have a license assigned by the administrator of the FilesApp Microsoft 365 SharePoint Connector license.


Set up a FilesApp Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business Connection.

Set up a new connection to a Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business account in FilesApp via the plus sign in the Connections.

Select the Microsoft 365 OneDrive Business connection.

Select „Sign in with Microsoft“.

Enter and authenticate the login data with the email address of the user’s Microsoft 365 account for the relevant Microsoft 365 tenant.

After successful authentication, the OneDrive document library is displayed in FilesApp. Select it.

The directory structure of the selected document library is then available in FilesApp. The files are indexed and are also available via the search after a short time.

Administration and Permissions

For the user and authorization management of the Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business Connection, that of the integrated Microsoft 365 SharePoint environment applies throughout.

Users can only access document libraries, directories and files for which they have been granted rights by the Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business environment. Additional administration in FilesApp is not required or not possible.


Users can sign in with their Microsoft 365 account.

FilesApp Features

With this type of connection, there are no restrictions on the functionality of FilesApp.