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The Beginners Guide to Windows OneDrive App

Windows OneDrive is an app for Microsoft’s Windows Based Devices. Windows is dominating operating system powering most number of Computers as well as Tablets and Mobile Phones.

Plainly speaking OneDrive is the replace placement to those small flash drives. OneDrive works same way as a Thumb Drive does; only difference is OneDrive stores your data on a cloud instead of physically storing it. The OneDrive stores your data on cloud which you can access from anywhere on an internet browser.


If you are a Windows PC user but not using OneDrive yet, this tutorial is for you. Just like any other app Download Free OneDrive App now.

Windows OneDrive System Requirements

Operating system: 32- or 64-bit version- OneDrive works well with Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista with Service Pack 2

Processor Requiements: 1.6 GHz or higher

Memory: 1 GB of RAM or higher

Resolution: 1024 × 576 minimum

High Speed Internet Connection

You can download Windows OneDrive App using any of these web browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari

Now when you have downloaded OneDrive, Install it in a PC location / Folder. Wait till Installation completes.

OneDrive App is a utility to save all your data on windows cloud and access it from anywhere, anytime from any device PC or Phone via a browser. To use OneDrive App you need Microsoft Free Account / Live.com. If you don’t have one, Sign UP for Fee Account Now

Now Sign In to OneDrive and store all your data, files, photographs, documents, presentations and media on cloud. To access OneDrive, sign in with your Windows Account using any device PC or Phone.

 How to add files to one Drive?


  • Adding Files to OneDrive is easy.
  • Click on the Start Menu icon on your PC, then Click to OneDrive. The OneDrive App will open.
  • Click Folder Location on OneDrive. For example, if you want to add photos, click on Pictures.
  • Now Right Click, App Command will come to display.
  • Click on Add File.
  • Browse files from PC location and Click Copy to OneDrive.

You also can use OneDrive App to move files to OneDrive from your PC.

  • Click arrow next to OneDrive and chose This PC.
  • Browse to file location (Folder in PC where files are sitting) 
  • Click Cut.
  • Click Arrow next to this PC, Chose OneDrive and browse Folder where you want to store data.
  • Click Right, App Command will appear. Click Paste.

Use File Explorer to move files to OneDrive

  • From the right pane drag files from the file list to the left pane. This action removes files from your PC and stores on cloud via OneDrive.

Save Files to OneDrive from a Desktop App


  • You can save files directly to OneDrive without actually saving them to PC from Desktop App like MS Office App e.g. MS Word. Click Save In and then One Drive. Store the file in the desired location on one drive.

Save Documents to OneDrive automatically

  • In your PC go to Settings then click Change Settings
  • Click OneDrive then turn on Save documents to OneDrive by default.

How to access OneDrive from anywhere?

Now all your Data, documents, images, slides are stored on Windows Cloud via OneDrive. You want to access your from a different PC.


  • Well, Go to OneDrive Website.
  • Sign In using Windows Login Id and Password same as you provided during Sign Up.
  • Access your data from inside OneDrive seamlessly. Or store new files, documents, images and graphics into it.

You can organize files, documents, images, slides and anything stored inside it same as you do in your PC. 


  • The files and folders resting inside OneDrive are completely private and your property. However, if you want to share files via OneDrive among your family / friends / coworkers, you can invite them. They require Microsoft Free Account to access files you shared. 
  • Also you can set permission about what others can do with those files. Set file access permission, as View Only or give them exclusive rights to edit the document.
  • Similarly, you can share documents to the entire world via OneDrive. You can set permission to View only / Edit / Public.


Please note, when you make a document Public via OneDrive, any one can search for it and view.

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