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How to Change the Location of your OneDrive Folder in Windows 10

OneDrive is a free online storage service that comes bundled with Windows 10. You can use OneDrive with your Microsoft account to save your files there and you’ll be able to get to them from any PC, tablet, or phone.

Windows 10 syncs your OneDrive online with the OneDrive folder on your PC.

By default, Windows stores your OneDrive folder in your account’s %UserProfile% folder (ex: “C:\Users\Brink”).

You can change where files in this OneDrive folder are stored to another place on the hard drive or another drive.

This tutorial will show you how to change the default location of your OneDrive folder to where you want in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable the New OneDrive Flyout Notification in Windows 10

OneDrive is free online storage at OneDrive.com that comes with your Microsoft account. It’s like an extra hard drive that’s available from any of the devices you use.

In Windows 10 build 14986, OneDrive version 17.3.6720.1207 and newer comes with a new more modern flyout notification with itemized file sync information. The new OneDrive flyout is currently not enabled for some users by default.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the new OneDrive flyout notification for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Limit OneDrive Download and Upload Rate in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your PC, tablet, or phone.

OneDrive is free online storage at OneDrive.com that comes with your Microsoft account. It’s like an extra hard drive that’s available from any of the devices you use. You no longer need to email files to yourself or carry around (and possibly lose) a USB flash drive. Instead, whether you’re on your laptop and working on a presentation, viewing photos from your last family vacation on your new tablet, or on your phone reviewing your shopping list, you can get to your files in OneDrive.

The time it takes to upload or download a large amount of data from OneDrive depends on your Internet connection speed, how close you are geographically to our servers, how much your Internet service provider lets you upload in a day, the speed of your computer, and other factors.

Sometimes OneDrive could use up all your available wireless bandwidth if a download or upload is in progress.

If you use a wireless network connection, you will be able to set a download and upload bandwidth rate limit for OneDrive.

This tutorial will show you how to set a OneDrive download and upload bandwidth rate limit for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Shared Folders from Your OneDrive

You can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 tablet, or Windows 10 Mobile phone.

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

When someone shares a folder and gives you edit permissions to it, you can add the shared folder to your own OneDrive to make it easier to edit and work with the folder and its contents. If you sync the folder to your Windows 10 Mobile phone, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Mac computers running the OneDrive app (included in Windows 10 by default), you can work with the folder offline.

Shared folders you’ve added to your OneDrive appear in the OneDrive website in your Files view.

If you use the OneDrive sync app (included in Windows 10 by default) on your computer, you can sync the folder to your computer. On a Windows PC, find the folder in Windows Explorer (Windows 7 and Vista) or File Explorer (Windows 10); on a Mac computer, use the Finder to locate it.

This tutorial will show you how to remove or add and sync OneDrive folders shared to you by someone to your own OneDrive

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How to Change Permission Level of Shared OneDrive Files and Folders

You can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 tablet, or Windows 10 Mobile phone.

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

This tutorial will show you how to change the permission level of OneDrive files and folders you shared with people or have edit permission.

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How to See Shared OneDrive Files and Folders

You can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 tablet, or Windows 10 Mobile phone.

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

This tutorial will show you how to see a list of OneDrive files and folders shared by you and shared by others to you.

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How to Stop Sharing Your OneDrive Files and Folders

You can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 tablet, or Windows 10 Mobile phone.

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

This tutorial will show you how to stop sharing your OneDrive files and folders with links and people.

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How to Share Your OneDrive Files and Folders

You can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 tablet, or Windows 10 Mobile phone.

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

This tutorial will show you different ways on how to share your OneDrive files and folders with people.

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How to Turn On or Off Notifications for OneDrive Shared Files in Windows 10

You can use OneDrive to share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.

You can stop sharing an item, or change the permissions others have to it, if you are the owner of the item or have edit permissions.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to display notifications for your account in Windows 10 when people share with you or edit your shared files in OneDrive.

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How to Sync Multiple OneDrive Accounts in Windows

Quite a few of us Windows users have multiple Microsoft email accounts, each of them today with OneDrive. I am for sure not the only user who subscribes Office 365 Home to get 5 Office licenses just for my personal use, each of them with 1 TB OneDrive storage, especially when the O365 Home costs only about a third more than O365 Personal with only one license.

Today we can get huge hard disks with quite a little of money. Wouldn’t it be nice if I could sign in to Windows 10 with my primary MS account and sync it’s OneDrive content to my desktop but also be able to sync the OneDrive from my additional MS accounts to the same folder?

By default OneDrive only syncs the account it was set up with, you cannot have two OneDrives synced to same folder. Luckily there is a really easy solution for this: You can always share your OneDrive with yourself!

This tutorial will show you how to do that, how to get all content you want to be synced from all your OneDrive accounts stored in the same OneDrive folder on your hard disk.

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How to Add or Remove OneDrive Desktop Icon in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your PC, tablet, or phone.

OneDrive is free online storage at OneDrive.com that comes with your Microsoft account. It’s like an extra hard drive that’s available from any of the devices you use. You no longer need to email files to yourself or carry around (and possibly lose) a USB flash drive. Instead, whether you’re on your laptop and working on a presentation, viewing photos from your last family vacation on your new tablet, or on your phone reviewing your shopping list, you can get to your files in OneDrive.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the OneDrive desktop icon for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Unlink or Link OneDrive in Windows 10

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive.

By default, OneDrive is set to start when you sign in to Windows to have all files in each folder you choose to sync in OneDrive on your PC is automatically kept in sync with your online OneDrive.

Sometimes you may wish to stop syncing OneDrive files to your PC, and start syncing again at another time.

This tutorial will show you how to link or unlink OneDrive to start or stop syncing files in your account on your Windows 10 PC.

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How to Enable or Disable OneDrive Integration in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can easily save your files to OneDrive and get to them from any device, like your PC, tablet, or phone.

OneDrive is free online storage at OneDrive.com that comes with your Microsoft account. It’s like an extra hard drive that’s available from any of the devices you use. You no longer need to email files to yourself or carry around (and possibly lose) a USB flash drive. Instead, whether you’re on your laptop and working on a presentation, viewing photos from your last family vacation on your new tablet, or on your phone reviewing your shopping list, you can get to your files in OneDrive.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable OneDrive integration to allow or prevent apps and features from working with files on OneDrive for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Windows 10 PCs from OneDrive Fetch Files

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive.

The OneDrive Fetch files feature allows you to access all your files on a PC that you sign in to with a Microsoft account from any computer by going to the OneDrive website. You can even access network locations if they’re included in the PC’s libraries or mapped as drives. When you browse a PC’s files remotely, you can download copies of them to work on. You can also stream video and view photos in a slide show.

To access files on your PC remotely, make sure the PC you want to access is turned on and connected to the Internet. OneDrive also needs to be running on that PC, and the Fetch files setting must be turned on.

When you go to the OneDrive website on another PC to remotely fetch files on your PC, you will need to sign in to the OneDrive website with the same Microsoft account that you use to sign in to the PC that you want to fetch files from.

When you connect to a PC to fetch its files from the OneDrive website, you might be asked to enter a verification code if the PC you are on has not been added as a trusted device for your Microsoft account.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove your Windows 10 PCs from the OneDrive fetch files list for being able to access all your files on that PC from any other PC by going to the OneDrive website.

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How to Add a OneDrive Open or Close Context Menu in Windows 10

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive.

By default, OneDrive is set to start when you sign in to Windows to have all files in each folder you choose to sync in OneDrive on your PC is automatically kept in sync with your online OneDrive.

This tutorial will show you how to add a ‘Open/Close OneDrive’ desktop context menu that will allow users to quickly toggle to open and close OneDrive for syncing as needed in Windows 10. This can be handy if there are times you do not want OneDrive on your PC to sync until you open OneDrive next.

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How to Turn On or Off OneDrive Fetch Files on your PC in Windows 10

The OneDrive Fetch files feature allows you to access all your files on a PC from another computer by going to the OneDrive website. You can even access network locations if they’re included in the PC’s libraries or mapped as drives. When you browse a PC’s files remotely, you can download copies of them to work on. You can also stream video and view photos in a slide show.

To access files on your PC remotely, make sure the PC you want to access is turned on and connected to the Internet. OneDrive also needs to be running on that PC, and the Fetch files setting must be turned on.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off using OneDrive to fetch files on your Windows 10 PC from any other PC.

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