OneDrive and SharePoint: Invalid Filename Characters

There are special characters you cannot use in filenames because they serve other purposes within OneDrive and SharePoint. If you have a file that has a special character, OneDrive and SharePoint will not be able to sync.
The best thing to do is rename/avoid using these special characters. Don’t use the following characters in filenames on OneDrive or SharePoint:

          " * : < > ? / \ |

If you have a file or folder with any of these invalid characters, just rename and syncing should continue.


Article ID: 133369
Mon 5/24/21 4:21 PM
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