In this post we will discuss how we can disable the Sync button in SharePoint 2013. Sync feature allows users to sync between SharePoint document libraries and user’s local disk.
If you open your SharePoint document library or home page you might see the Sync feature is enabled and which looks like below:
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We can disable this option in the site level as well as for any particular button.
Disable Sync in Site Level:
Go to the Site Settings page, then click on “Search and offline availability” under “Search” section.
Then in the “Offline Client Availability” section select No for “Allow items from this site to be downloaded to offline clients?” which looks like below:
Disable Sync in Document library level:
If you want to disable the Sync option for a particular document library, then Open the document library, then go to the library settings page.
Then in the Library settings page click on Advanced Settings link under General.
Then in the Advanced settings page, Choose No in “Offline Client Availability”. Which looks like below:
Hope this will be helpful.
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