Private channels in Teams are not visible in File Explorer
I'm syncing my Teams files with OneDrive so that I can open them from the File Explorer on my PC. However, these new Private channels don't show up in the File explorer nor can I move files from a public channel to the new private channel I created within the Team.
Thus, it's only possible to create new files from a Team but no way to neither move a file from OneDrive or the PC to the private channel nor from a channel to the private channel. This makes it almost impossible to move over to using the private channels.
Brian Hawthorne commented
Just created my first private channel and was shocked that its folder wasn't visible in file explorer. The workaround is clumsy and just adds to the confusion.
Bertil Stam commented
There is a workarround: Open the files in Sharepoint and hit the sync button there.
Justin G commented
This is a problem with ease of use. You have to sync each private channel's folder to a new folder in onedrive instead of having the entire team under one folder.
I understand... MS is horrible with file organization...