How To Use Onedrive

Microsoft offers OneDrive, a cloud-storage platform that enables you to save and retrieve your documents from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of configuring and utilizing OneDrive.

Setting Up OneDrive

To start using OneDrive, you need to have a Microsoft account. If you already have one, you can skip this step. Otherwise, go to and create an account.

Downloading the OneDrive App

Once you have a Microsoft account, download the OneDrive app from The app is available for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices.

Installing the OneDrive App

After downloading the OneDrive app, install it on your device. Follow the installation instructions provided by the app.

Using OneDrive

Once you have installed the OneDrive app, open it and sign in with your Microsoft account. You will see all your files and folders stored in OneDrive. You can add new files and folders by clicking on the “New” button.

Sharing Files

One of the great features of OneDrive is that you can share files with others. To do this, right-click on a file or folder and select “Share.” You can then enter the email addresses of the people you want to share the file with.

Syncing Files

OneDrive automatically syncs your files across all your devices. This means that if you make changes to a file on one device, those changes will be reflected on all your other devices. You can also choose which folders and files to sync by going to the “Settings” tab in the OneDrive app.


OneDrive is a powerful tool for storing and sharing files across multiple devices. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can set up and start using OneDrive in no time. Remember to keep your files organized and backed up regularly to ensure that you never lose important data.