If you're new to OneDrive and want to learn how to save your files to the cloud, you've come to the right place! This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process of saving your files to OneDrive, making sure you don't lose any important documents and can access them from anywhere. Let's get started.
Think of OneDrive as just another folder on your computer like the Desktop, Documents or Downloads but files saved here are protected from hardware failure and can be accessed anywhere.
Using a Web Browser
- Open your web browser, and sign in with your @lcsc.edu password.
- You will be directed to the 'Home' section of OneDrive. This is where you will find any recent files accessed through the cloud.
- Click on the 'My Files' section to view the files currently in your OneDrive.
- The 'Add New' button will allow you to upload files and folder, create new folders, or create a document.
Using the OneDrive App
- Download and install the OneDrive app if it isn't already installed on your computer.
- Open the app and sign in with your @lcsc.edu account.
- Once signed in, navigate to the location where you want to save the file. This could be the root folder or any subfolder within your OneDrive.
Sharing Files (optional)
You can easily share files stored in OneDrive with others.
- Open OneDrive from your browser.
- Right click the file you want to share.
- Select 'Share'.
- Enter the email addresses of the people who want to share the file with.
- Choose whether they can view or edit the file.
- Click "Send" to share the file.
Congratulations! You've successfully learned how to save files to OneDrive. By following these steps, you'll be able to store, access, and even collaborate on your files with ease. OneDrive will help ensure that your important documents are safe and accessible wherever you go.