Set up the OneDrive sync app

Set up the OneDrive sync app in Windows
  1. If you don't have Windows 10, Microsoft 365, Office 2016 or Office 2019, install the new OneDrive sync app for Windows. If you use the latest software, you already have the OneDrive sync app and you can skip to step 2.

  2. Select the Start button, search for OneDrive, and then open it.

  3. When OneDrive Setup starts, enter your work or school account, and then select Sign in.

  4. If prompted to choose a Work or school account or a Personal account, always pick the Work or school account.

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Note: If you already had an account signed in to OneDrive and you want to add another account, select the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar notification area, select More > Settings. In Settings, select Account, select Add an account, and then sign in.

For more info, see Sync files with OneDrive in Windows.


Set up the OneDrive sync app on Mac
  1. Install OneDrive for Mac.

    Important: If you're using the OneDrive Mac Store app, uninstall it before installing the latest build of the sync app.

  2. Start OneDrive by pressing cmd + Space to launch a Spotlight query and type OneDrive. This starts OneDrive Setup.

  3. Enter your work or school account and then select Sign in.

  4. If prompted to choose a Work or school account or a Personal account, always pick the Work or school account.
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Note: If you already had an account signed in to OneDrive and you want to add another account, click the OneDrive cloud icon up in the Menu bar, click the three dots to open the menu, and select Preferences. Click the Account tab, select Add an Account to start OneDrive Setup, and then sign in.

For more info, see Sync files with OneDrive on Mac OS X.


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