Sync your OneDrive Account using the OneDrive App


If you have access to the OneDrive for Business service, you can use the OneDrive application to synchronise your files from your OneDrive library down to your computer.

If you use Windows 10, the OneDrive application will already be installed. If you need to re-install, you can download the application here. If you’re on a Mac, you can also download the application from the Mac App Store.

Any accounts you add will show up in File Explorer / Finder as a separate folder.

OneDrive for Windows

  1. Open the OneDrive Application

  1. Click on the OneDrive notification icon

  2. Select More

  3. Select Settings

Note: If you have not set up an account, you will be taken to the Set Up OneDrive screen automatically.

Note: If you don’t see the OneDrive notification icon, you may need to select the Upwards Arrow to show the full list.

  1. Select Add an Account

  1. Enter your Office 365 Username

  2. Press Sign in

  1. Enter your Office 365 Account Password

  2. Press Sign in

  3. Press Next

  1. If prompted, select the folders you wish to sync and press Next



OneDrive for Mac

  1. Open the OneDrive Application

Note: This can be found in your Applications folder or by searching “OneDrive” in Spotlight.

  1. Click on the OneDrive notification icon in the toolbar

  2. Select More

  3. Select Preferences

Note: If you have not set up an account, you will be taken to the Set Up OneDrive screen automatically.

  1. Select the Account tab

  2. Select Add an Account

  1. Enter your Office 365 Username

  2. Press Sign in

  1. Enter your Office 365 Account Password

  2. Press Sign in

  3. Press Next

  1. If prompted, select the folders you wish to sync and press Next

  1. Open the System Preferences application

  2. Select Extensions

  3. Select Finder

  4. Tick OneDrive Finder Integration

Note: These last steps only need to be completed once per Mac