How to Setup and Use OneDrive Synchronization Between Your Windows Devices

What OneDrive is

OneDrive is a cloud storage service from Microsoft that lets you access your files from any device with an internet connection. The service can be set up on both Windows PCs and Macs, and it’s free for the first 3GB of storage. OneDrive also offers file sharing features so you can easily share files with other people who have accounts on OneDrive.

How to Setup and Use OneDrive Synchronization Between Your Windows Devices

If you use Windows 10 devices and OneDrive, you’ll want to make sure your files are always up-to-date. With OneDrive for Business, you can synchronize files between your devices so they all have the latest versions.

To start syncing, open OneDrive on your computer. If you don’t have OneDrive installed, download it

On your phone or tablet, open the app and sign in with your Microsoft account. You can also create a new account if you don’t have an existing one.

Open the folder where you want to put your files and select “OneDrive for Business” from the list of folders in the left column. Under “Documents & Settings,” select “User Profile” in the list of folders in the center column and click on the drop-down arrow next to it. Select “Sync documents here…” from the list of options that appears on the right side of this window. (If this isn’t the first time you’re using Sync Documents here, Windows will ask if you want to add any folders to be synced.)

To sync individual files or folders, right-click on them and select “Sync item…” from the contextual menu that appears. Files will be copied to OneDrive for Business on your computer and any changes will be synchronized

How to Use OneDrive Synchronization

If you use a Windows 10 device and a Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 device, you can synchronize your OneDrive files between the devices. OneDrive synchronization is available for individual files and folders, as well as entire libraries. You can alsobatch sync all of your files in one go using the Sync command in File Explorer.

To use OneDrive synchronization, first open File Explorer on your computer and sign in with your Microsoft account. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you can create one at Next, open the File Explorer window and select the drive where your OneDrive files are located (usually C:\OneDrive).

Click the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the window and select “OneDrive.” In the “OneDrive” dialog box, click the blue button that says “Set up sync.” On the next screen, enter your email address and password for your Microsoft account in the appropriate fields, and then click OK.

OneNote notebooks are automatically synchronized with your OneDrive account so you can access them on any PC or Mac that has an Internet connection. Notebooks that are synced to your OneDrive account will appear in File Explorer under “My Documents\Microsoft Office 365\Work Files\Your Name”. To disable automatic notebook synchronization, open File Explorer, select “My Documents”, right-click “Microsoft Office 365 Work Files\” and select Properties from the menu. Under

How to Setup OneDrive Synchronization

If you use a Windows 10 device, OneDrive is preloaded and ready to use. If you’re using an earlier version of Windows, you can download and install the OneDrive app from the Microsoft Store. Once installed, open the OneDrive app and sign in with your Microsoft account.

If you’re using a Windows 10 Mobile device, you can’t use OneDrive. You need to use Google Drive instead.

If you want to keep your files on both devices, we recommend using File History on your PC. This will let you access your files on both your PC and mobile devices. After setup is complete, go to Settings > Files > File History and select “Create A Basic History” or “Create A Custom History”. You’ll be asked where to store your history file. Choose “OneDrive for Business” on Skydrive for business or create a new folder if it doesn’t exist yet. After setup is complete, choose Settings > Files > File History again and select “Use Local Storage”. Now when you open the OneDrive app on one of your devices it will automatically synchronize with the latest changes on your PC’s local storage.

To synchronize between different devices: Open the OneDrive app (on any device) and sign in with your Microsoft account If you have more than one device signed into Windows 10 with a personal Microsoft account: On one of the other devices, sign out of all accounts but keep the default account active

Tips for using OneDrive on Windows 7 and Vista

If you are using Windows 7 or Vista, you can use OneDrive to keep your files in sync between your devices.

To start using OneDrive, open the Start menu and select All Programs > Microsoft OneDrive. You will then be prompted to sign in. If you are not already signed in, you can sign in with your Microsoft account or with a Google account.

Once you are signed in, you will see a list of your stored files. To add a new file, click the + sign next to the Files section. To view or edit files stored on your computer, double-click the file name.

You can also access OneDrive through the File Explorer window by going to Documents > Microsoft OneDrive > Your Files (or My Files if you have created a personal folder). This folder will be listed under storage locations on Windows 7 and 8.1, and under Favorites on Windows 10.

OneDrive is compatible with most devices that run Windows including laptops and desktop computers. You can use it to store files locally on your device or share them with other people via the internet.

To keep everything organized, we recommend creating folders to house different types of documents such as work files, photos, and videos. Then create sub-folders within these folders for specific tasks like shopping lists, to-do lists, and project files. You can also use tabs in File Explorer to group similar folders together so they


Setting up OneDrive synchronization between your Windows devices can be a time-consuming task, but it’s one that is well worth the effort. By setting up OneDrive synchronization, you can easily access your files on any of your Windows devices, no matter where you are. In this article, we will walk you through the steps necessary to setup OneDrive synchronization between your Windows devices.

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