How To Set Up Microsoft OneDrive

March 02, 2022 | 2 min read | Microsoft Office 365

In this video, Callum from The HBP Group explains how to set up OneDrive. If you prefer to find out how to set up OneDrive with written instructions, we have included these further down the page.

Step-by-Step Guide

Stage 1: Installing OneDrive

OneDrive is part of Microsoft 365 and provides a personal storage option which synchronises your data on your device and in the Cloud.

1) From your desktop in Windows 10 look for the search bar in the bottom left of the screen which says “Type here to search”, type “OneDrive” and then click on the OneDrive icon underneath the “Best Match” suggestion.

setting up OneDrive

2) A new icon will then be added to the system tray in the bottom right of your screen which you should double click and then choose “Sign In.” Enter your email address, click “Sign in” and then enter your password.

3) Continue with the installation by clicking “Next”, then “Choose This Folder”, followed by “Next” three more times, then “Later” and finally “Open My One Drive Folder”.

How To Setup OneDrive

4) OneDrive has now been added to your PC and you can access files and folders from the left hand side of a File Explorer window. Within here you will be able to access any documents already saved in the Cloud and any files you save in this location will be synchronised online.

OneDrive Setup

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