How does the work with offline computers work?

Work offline

The OneDrive app for Windows

  1. If you're using Windows 10, the OneDrive app is already installed on your computer - continue with step 2. If you don't have Windows 10 or Office 2016, install the Windows version of the OneDrive sync app.

  2. Choose the button begin out, look for OneDriveand open it.

  3. When OneDrive setup starts, enter your work, school, or college account and select Log In out.

Note: If you've already signed in to a OneDrive account and want to add another account, select the OneDrive Cloud icon in the notification area of ​​the Windows taskbar, select Further > Settings > account off,> you add an accountand sign in.

The OneDrive app for Mac

  1. Install OneDrive for Mac.

    Important: If you're using the OneDrive Mac Store app, uninstall it before installing the latest build of the OneDrive desktop app.

  2. Start OneDrive by pressing COMMAND + SPACEBAR to start a Spotlight query. Then give OneDrive a. This starts the OneDrive setup.

  3. Enter your work, school, or college account, and select Log In out.

Important PC folders (automatic backup)

You can back up important computer files to OneDrive such as desktop, document, and picture files.

  1. Select the OneDrive cloud icon in the notification area on the far right of the system tray.

  2. Choose More > Settings out.

  3. Select on the tab Backup under important pc folderthe option Manage backup and follow the instructions.

Activate Files On-Demand

OneDrive lets you save space on your device by only creating files online. For key files, however, enable files as needed to save files to your hard drive and use them offline (they will be synced when you come back online).

  1. Choose the white or blue OneDrive -Cloud icon in the notification area of ​​the Windows taskbar.

  2. Choose More > Settings out.

  3. Select on the tab Settings check box Save space and download files while using out.

In File Explorer, you can mark a file or folder for offline use or just online by right-clicking the item and " always kept on this device "or" Free up storage space" choose.

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