Microsoft OneDrive 2016: Basics

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Click here for the brochure.


Log in to OneDrivelog in

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


Search Current Location

Option 1Click 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 HelpClick 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 2Save 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 2Right 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 1Right Click and select Download

  1. Right-click the file
  2. Select Download




Option 2Select the file, click download

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




Option 3Open 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 Officeclick Sync

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



Save a File from OfficeClick 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 2Right 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 2Press the Delete button

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



Option 3Right click, select Delete online

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




Create a New FileClick 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 ItemClick 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 2Right 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/Laptopsettings, 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.