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How-to articles and tutorials about OneDrive – the file sync and backup solution from Microsoft. How to connect and use Microsoft’s cloud storage service.

How to Fetch Files with OneDrive from a Windows PC

How to Fetch Files with OneDrive from a Windows PC

Storing your files in OneDrive is a great way to access your data conveniently. Once your files are in the cloud, you can view or edit them using any device with internet access. But what happens if there is a file you need from your Windows computer, but it isn't stored in your OneDrive folder? You may think you're out of luck, but that is
How to add, open, and configure OneDrive on an iPhone or iPad

How to add, open, and configure OneDrive on an iPhone or iPad

If you have a Windows device of any kind, it is almost impossible for you not to have used or at least seen OneDrive. It is Microsoft's cloud storage service that comes by default in Windows 10, and which can be used on many other devices too. Microsoft provides apps for OneDrive both for Android and iOS devices, and the latter are the ones that
How to upload photos to OneDrive from your iPhone or iPad

How to upload photos to OneDrive from your iPhone or iPad

OneDrive is one of the best cloud storage solutions available to regular users all over the world. One of the best things about it is that Microsoft also offers mobile apps that you can use on your smartphone or tablet to sync your files to the cloud and have them available everywhere. Fortunately, that also includes iPhones and iPads, devices on which you can install
How to upload photos to OneDrive from your Android smartphone or tablet

How to upload photos to OneDrive from your Android smartphone or tablet

OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud storage service for both home and business users. We use it to back up our files daily, as well as synchronize them across devices. If you use OneDrive for Windows, you should also install it on your Android smartphone and tablet. If you take many photos, consider enabling the camera upload feature, so that you back up your photos and videos
Protect your OneDrive with a passcode or a fingerprint on Android or iPhone

Protect your OneDrive with a passcode or a fingerprint on Android or iPhone

The OneDrive app for Android and iOS (iPhone or iPad) can be used to access your data stored in your Microsoft account. If you use it to store pictures and private documents you might want to protect them. The OneDrive apps for Android and iOS offer an additional level of security with a passcode that is required every time you open the app. If your
How to use OneDrive for Windows 7

How to use OneDrive for Windows 7

Microsoft's OneDrive service has become ubiquitous in a world dominated by Windows 10. However, it is not the same for Windows 7, which is an old operating system that was not designed with such tight OneDrive integration in mind. However, that does not mean that you cannot use OneDrive for Windows 7 to sync your files and folders across different devices and computers. Microsoft offers
How to add, open, and configure OneDrive on Android

How to add, open, and configure OneDrive on Android

You hear about "the cloud" often. This concept is so popular that mobile device manufacturers often decide against increasing storage capacity for their new entry-level smartphones because it is considered more secure and cost-efficient to store content in the cloud. There are several great cloud storage providers, each with its pros and cons. In this tutorial, we discuss Microsoft's product - OneDrive. We guide you
Quickly scan documents, business cards, whiteboards, etc with OneDrive for Android and iPhone

Quickly scan documents, business cards, whiteboards, etc with OneDrive for Android and iPhone

Scanning documents, business cards, and other types of printed text, with your smartphone, has become commonplace. It usually involves an app that can do the scanning for you and some post-processing. Microsoft managed to make things even easier than that, by implementing a scanning feature directly in its OneDrive apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad). This feature is built into the OneDrive app
How to change the language for your Microsoft account, Outlook, Office Online, etc

How to change the language for your Microsoft account, Outlook, Office Online, etc

Many people use Microsoft services in their web browsers. Millions of people use the Outlook.com e-mail and calendar service. Some use OneNote online, others OneDrive, and so on. You may use these online services in English and need to switch to another language, like Spanish, German, or French. What do you do in this case? Fortunately, all of Microsoft's online services can be used in
How to stream your music with OneDrive and the Groove Music app for Windows

How to stream your music with OneDrive and the Groove Music app for Windows

Streaming music from your cloud storage account is a service that most big names in the tech world offer. For example, Google has its Google Play Music, and Apple has its Apple Music. Microsoft also offers a similar service that is running on OneDrive, with the help of their Groove Music app. It lets you stream your music collection on any device on which you
5 Things you can do with the OneDrive app from the Windows Store

5 Things you can do with the OneDrive app from the Windows Store

OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud service that's available for free to all the owners of a Microsoft account . OneDrive offers users a simple way to store, sync and share all types of files, with other people and devices. Besides storing your files in the cloud, there are a lot of cool things you can do using this app and we have decided to share them
Which OneDrive Application is Right for You & When

Which OneDrive Application is Right for You & When

OneDrive is a great cloud storage service that offers its users a variety of options for working with it, including a standard desktop application, touch apps, a web interface and more. With all of these options, it can be difficult to decide which application is right for you. Each service style has its strengths and weaknesses and they may not be apparent at first glance.
9 Reasons Why The OneDrive Website Is Awesome

9 Reasons Why The OneDrive Website Is Awesome

One of the best features of OneDrive is that you can download and install it on any sort of device you might have. There are applications for computers with all kinds of operating systems, apps for mobile devices and even an app that is built into Windows 8.1. But, did you know that, in order to experience all of the best features that OneDrive has
Publishing And Sharing Windows Movie Maker Videos With OneDrive

Publishing And Sharing Windows Movie Maker Videos With OneDrive

Windows Movie Maker makes it easy to create photo slideshows and home movies in seconds. Your OneDrive makes it easy to publish and share your movies. Friends, family and anyone else who has permission to view your OneDrive will be able to view, play and share your Windows Movie Maker movies directly from their web browsers. In this tutorial, I'll show how to upload a
How to Use the OneDrive Troubleshooter to Fix Your Problems

How to Use the OneDrive Troubleshooter to Fix Your Problems

If you have problems with OneDrive and your files are not synchronizing correctly, you may want to consider trying the official OneDrive Troubleshooter that's offered by Microsoft. It is a small troubleshooting wizard that you can download and run in order to fix your problems. Here's where to find it and how it works: Where to Find the OneDrive Troubleshooter If you have issues
How to Configure How the OneDrive Website Works

How to Configure How the OneDrive Website Works

Once your OneDrive account is set up and in use, you may want to check out your options to make sure everything is configured the way you like it. While the defaults are fine for most, power users may enjoy the ability to change default file formats and tagging permissions. This tutorial will show how to change them. How To Access the OneDrive Website
How to Work with Files in the OneDrive Website from Any Browser

How to Work with Files in the OneDrive Website from Any Browser

One way to use the OneDrive service is with the help of a web browser. You can use it to add or remove files, edit documents, create documents and many other things, without the need for external applications. Read on to learn all you need to know about working with files in the OneDrive website. How to Add Files to OneDrive from the Browser