If you have Office 365, you likely have access to Microsoft OneDrive through your subscription which gives you up to 1TB (Terabyte) of cloud storage space. OneDrive also has a feature that also allows you to synchronize your PC files contained on your Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders so they’re easily available from your Office 365 account. This article will cover how to configure this on your PC in just a few steps.

  1. Sign into the OneDrive app if you aren’t already, then right-click the notification icon (near the time) and click Settings
  2. Click on the Backup tab in the settings window, then click the Manage backup button
  3. Make sure the Desktop, Documents and Pictures buttons have a checkmark icon in the top-right for each, then click the Start backup button in the bottom-right

That’s it, OneDrive will begin to upload and make those files available through the cloud now. Depending on how much content you have in those folders and your internet speed it can take an extended time to upload but just make sure to leave your computer and OneDrive running so it can complete. 

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