Microsoft OneDrive for Buisness

Microsoft OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a SharePoint site which allows you to store your work documents and other files such as image files. Only you can view and edit your files that you store on OneDrive for Buisness, but you can easily share them with others for reviewing and editing. Your files are safely kept in the cloud with SharePoint Online.

FAQs

Question: How can I save my new Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file to my OneDrive for Business

If you want to save your new Word, Excel or PowerPoint file to our OneDrive for Business, ou will need to switch your account to your Office 365 account. (How to switch your account to the Office 365 account)

Note: You will have to switch your account for all three applications. If you switch your account on your own laptop or desktop, then you will not have to do that again since MS Office will remember that you're connected to your Office 365. Now if you use computer in one of the walk-in labs and you switch the account, then you will not have to do it again on that machine. However, you will have to the switch when you use a different machine.

switch to the office 365 account

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Question: How can create a folder on my local machine which syncs up to my OneDrive for Business

Sync OneDrive for Business on All Programs

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Question: How much storage do we have for the OneDrive for Business

You currently have 1TB of storage.

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Questions: How do you locate the Storage Metrics to see how much storage you have left in your OneDrive for Business

Step by step guide on how to check how much storage you have left

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Question: How to access the OneDrive for Business?

OneDrive for Business is accessed by clicking OneDrive in the header above a SharePoint or Office 365 page, such as Outlook Web App. Once you sign in to your RIC webmail.

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Question: How do I create a new document using one of the Microsoft Web Apps?

creating a document in web app 

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Question: How can I get help with Office Web Apps on Office 365?

Please go to http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/online/

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Question: is there a size limit on the files that can be uploaded?

Yes, there is a limit of 10GB per file.

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Question: After I click on the "OneDrive" link on my account, how long does it take before I can begin using it?

The amount of time it takes to be able to access OneDrive for Business varies, depending on the current load on the Microsoft Servers. In our testing the availability has ranged from a few minutes to several days. You will receive an email with the subject of "Getting the most out of SharePoint" notifying you when the OneDrive for Business and Office Web Apps are available.

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Question: How does OneDrive for Business compare to other file share services, such as DropBox or Google Drive?

  • OneDrive for Business offers 25 GB of cloud-based file storage.
  • OneDrive for Business allows remote access to files
  • OneDrive for Business allows access to Office 365 apps
  • Most Microsoft Office file types can be viewed and edited online in a web browser
  • OneDrive for Business allows online collaboration and editing at the same time as others across PCs, Macs, and the web

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Question: How can I share a document?

Please visit http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/collaborate-on-documents-in-onedrive-for-business-HA102785873.aspx?CTT=1 , to review the step by step instructions on how to share your document(s) on OneDrive Pro.

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Question: What is the maximum document file upload size for OneDrive for Business?

OneDrive for Business allows you to upload a document file up to 2 GB.

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Question: What is the maximum picture (image) file upload size for OneDrive for Business?

OneDrive Business allows you to upload a picture (image) file up to 250MB.

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What is Microsoft Office 365 Delve used for?

Step by step guide

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Helpful Links

Start Using Office and Office Online

Store and Share My Documents

How to Add a New Document Library in Your OneDrive

How to Access a New Document Library that You Created and Other Document Library Activities

Saving Your Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Files to Your OneDrive for Business Document Library

Sync to Your OneDrive for Business 2013 Document Library

How to move documents in OneDrive and OneDrive for Business using Windows Explorer

Saving an Existing Word File to PDF on OneDrive for Business

Saving a New Word File to OneDrive for Business