❓How to rename teams-channel and corresponding SharePoint-folder name at the same time
As of October 2021, Microsoft has implemented an update that, when renaming a Teams-channel, also updates the associated SharePoint-folder.
This helps create consistency between Microsoft teams and SharePoint, which will make it easier for users to find their files anywhere. Regardless of how they navigate through Microsoft 365.
This new feature is available for all standard and private channels.
For Teams-channels renamed prior to this rollout, nothing will change. When an obsolete channel is renamed after this release, the corresponding SharePoint-folder will be renamed at the same time.
Want consistency in the previously created Microsoft Teams? Then rename it so that the underlying sites are also updated.
Release date: October 2021 | Feature ID: 72211 .
Video explanation: How to rename teams-channel and corresponding SharePoint-folder name at the same time
In this video, you can discover the steps to rename an associated SharePointsite.
How can you rename a Microsoft Teams channel and SharePoint site simultaneously?
In Microsoft Teams , go to the desired channel.
At channel, press: Edit this channel.
Choose a new name.
The new name will be automatically applied in the underlying SharePoint site.
What's next on the roadmap?
New features arrive weekly via UserVoice in the Microsoft 365 Roadmap. Evolutions and new announcements can always be accessed via: microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365.
In this Microsoft 365 roadmap you can access information about Microsoft Teams but also about: Excel, Microsoft Edge, Forms, OneDrive, Stream, Visio, Whiteboard, etc. Be sure to check out this page: Microsoft 365 Roadmap | Microsoft 365.
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