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Office 365: OneDrive

What is OneDrive?

  • Part of Office 365, OneDrive is a cloud-based location for faculty, staff, and students to store files.
  • 1 TB (1,000 GB) of file storage.
  • Access to your files at any time, from anywhere, on any device.
  • Ability to share files and collaborate with anyone inside or outside of Penn Carey Law.
  • Online version history of all your files.
  • A fast, intuitive browser, mobile, PC and Mac experience.

To access your OneDrive files via a web browser, login to the Penn Carey Law Office 365 Portal (using your email address and LawKey password) at https://o365.law.upenn.edu and select OneDrive after clicking on the top left corner menu icon.

OneDrive is also integrated in Windows and will appear as a location in your File Browser on your office computer.

Note: On Penn Carey Law managed computers, the Desktop and Documents folder are automatically synced with OneDrive and will be available with the rest of your OneDrive files. 

Do not store necessary files on your C drive or Downloads folder as these are not backed up automatically to OneDrive.

OneDrive uses On demand syncing, which means files are saved locally only once you download them. If they have a empty blue outline beside them, it means they are saved on the cloud/OneDrive Online, but not on your device so you will need to be connected to the internet and have OneDrive syncing in order to download and access the file.

Always confirm that your OneDrive sync app is running by checking for the blue cloud icon cloud icon on taskbar on the bottom right corner of your taskbar and check for common errors

 

 

Guides / Tutorials:

You’ll Learn How to:

Intro to OneDrive
  • What is OneDrive
  • Set up your Android phone, tablet, iPhone, or iPad
  • Use the OneDrive mobile app
Manage Your Files
  • Create and upload files and folders
  • Delete and restore deleted files
  • Delete files in the cloud
  • Turn on OneDrive Backup
  • Restore you OneDrive
Share and Sync
  • Share files and folders
  • Sync OneDrive files and folders
  • Manage disk space
  • Sync files with OneDrive Files on Demand
LinkedIn Learning: Learning OneDrive Topics include:
  • Uploading files and folders
  • Renaming, copying, downloading, and deleting files
  • Setting up OneDrive in Windows 10
  • Sharing and searching files

 

 

More Information

Office 365 Learning Center for Business and Education

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