Syncing OneDrive With Your Computer

Posted July 8th, 2016 at 4:42 pm.

One of the most useful features of your Bryn Mawr College OneDrive is that you can use your College credentials to easily sync all or select folders on your College- or personally-owned computer. People with a lot of data on their computer may want to be selective about what to folders to sync. See the College’s Data Handling Policy for guidance on safely storing College data.

For a quick tour of OneDrive take a look at this video; a syncing how-to begins at 2:09.

OneDrive Basics Video (mobile-friendly version)

 

More information on how and why to use OneDrive

How to Sync: College-owned Computers

Windows 10

The OneDrive desktop app is pre-installed. Use the start menu to locate and open the program, then follow on-screen instructions to sign in and sync.

Mac (latest software package)

The OneDrive desktop app is pre-installed. Locate and open the program, then follow on-screen instructions to sign in and sync. Be sure to check the open at login box.

Windows 7

Begin by opening OneDrive in a web browser using the app launcher in Office 365. Click Sync and follow on-screen instructions to download the OneDrive app and sync.

Mac (older software packages)

Download OneDrive from Software Center and follow on-screen instructions to sign in and sync.

How to Sync: Personal Computers

Windows

Begin by opening OneDrive in a web browser using the app launcher in Office 365. Click Sync and follow on-screen instructions to download the OneDrive app and sync.

Mac

Download the OneDrive for Business app from Apple’s App Store, then follow on-screen instructions to sign in and sync.

Information on OneDrive for mobile devices

Filed under: File Storage,Microsoft Office 2016,Office 365 Online,OneDrive Tags: by Melissa Cresswell

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