Update Local OneDrive for Business Folder When Tenant Name Has Changed

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Your company Contoso has merged with TechOne and the organization name is changing to Contoso-One. You want the change to be reflected on the local OneDrive sync folder in Windows Explorer from Contoso to Contoso-One.


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First Unlink your OneDrive account by Right clicking on the OneDrive cloud icon  in the system tray, and choose Settings:




NOTE:  If you unlink OneDrive and have SharePoint sites synced, you will need to resync them.



Select the Account tab:





Choose ‘Unlink this PC’:    


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You will receive a dialog to confirm the Unlink:


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Once you have unlinked your OneDrive account, go to the O365 Portal as a global administrator:


  1. Go to the https://admin.microsoft.com 
  2. Select your organization's name in the top right corner of the page.

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3.  Choose Edit beside your organization's name.


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  1. Update your organization's information and choose Save.


Once the organization name has been updated (usually takes a few minutes to show in the Admin Center), resync your OneDrive by going to OneDrive in the browser and choose the Sync button:





Choose Allow:





Select the default sync settings after entering your credentials.



Once the sync is complete, check Windows Explorer and you will see the updated folder:


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