Microsoft OneDrive 2016: Basics

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Click here for the brochure.


Log in to OneDrive
log in

  1. Double click on the OneDrive
  2. Log on with:
    • Blackboard Username
    • Blackboard Password

Search Current Location

Option 1
Click the Search OneDrive -NC

  1. Click the Search Box
  2. Type keywords
  3. Press Enter
  4. Browse results

Option 2

  1. Press Ctrl + F on your keyboard
  2. Type Keywords
  3. Press Enter
  4. Browse results

Expanding Search

  • Click the Search Everything to view more

Get Help
Click the help icon

  1. Click Help button
  2. Type your question or browse the articles listed

Upload a File

Option 1

  • Drag and drop the files

Option 2
Save As select an online spot

  1. Click File
  2. Click Save As
  3. Select the OneDrive Folder

Open a File in Office Online

Option 1

  • Double click the file

Option 2
Right click, select open, in word or online

  1. Open the File location online
  2. Right-click the file
  3. Open
    1. Open in (Word, Powerpoint etc.) Online
    2. Open in (Word, Powerpoint etc.)

Download a Copy of the File from the Website

Option 1
Right Click and select Download

  1. Right-click the file
  2. Select Download

Option 2
Select the file, click download

  1. Select the file you want
  2. Click the Download button

Option 3
Open the file online, Click the More button, click download

  1. Open the Document
  2. Click the More button (. . .)
  3. Select Download
  4. Check your Downloads folder

Sync OneDrive to Office
click Sync

  1. Click the Sync button
  2. Select the Files to Sync
  3. Click Start Sync

Save a File from Office
Click File, click Save As, Click your preferred onedrive

  1. Click File
  2. Click Save As
  3. Select Preferred OneDrive location (personal, work etc.)

Delete a File from OneDrive on your Computer

Option 1

  • Select the document and press Delete

Option 2
Right click, select Delete

  1. Right Click the file
  2. Click Delete

Delete a File from OneDrive Online

Option 1

  1. Select the file online
  2. Press the Delete button

Option 2
Press the Delete button

  1. Select the File
  2. Press Delete on your keyboard
  3. Select Delete in the confirmation window

Option 3
Right click, select Delete online

  1. Right Click the file
  2. Select the Delete button

Create a New File
Click the new Button, Select a type

  • Click the New button
  • Select the type of document you want to create
  • Edit online, or open it on your desktop/laptop

Restore/Permanently Delete an Item
Click Recycle bin, select next to the Document, Select Restore

Option 1

  1. Click the Recycle bin 
  2. Select the item you wish to Restore or Delete
  3. Click the Restore or Delete button

Option 2
Right click, select Delete or Restore

  1. Click the Recycle bin
  2. Right click on the file
  3. Select Delete or Restore

Remove it from your Desktop/Laptop
settings, Unlink this PC, Unlink account

  1. Right click the OneDrive on your computer
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Unlink this PC
  4. Click the Unlink Account button

Click here for the brochure.