Using OneDrive with Windows 8

If you're using Windows 8 OneDrive is closely integrated with it. Learn how to get the most out of these two programs here.

To upload files to OneDrive:

Some apps, such as Microsoft Office 2013, save files to OneDrive by default. However, you may already have files on your computer that you would like to add to your OneDrive.

  1. Click the OneDrive app on the Start screen.


    Screenshot of Windows 8Opening the OneDrive app
  2. Right-click anywhere on the screen. A menu will appear at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click the Add files button.


    Screenshot of Windows 8Clicking the Add files button
  4. You will see a list of the folders on your computer. Select the desired folder.


    Screenshot of Windows 8Folders on your computer
  5. When you've found the file you want to upload, select it and then click Copy to OneDrive. If you want, you can select multiple files.


    Screenshot of Windows 8Adding a file to OneDrive
  6. The file(s) will be added to your OneDrive.


    Screenshot of Windows 8The uploaded file