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OneDrive for Business - 

Sync to Computer with Outlook 2010

Sync OneDrive for Business to your computer and then access your files from File Explorer instead of from a web browser. All updates sync to OneDrive for Business or site libraries whenever you’re online.

Note: To use this feature you must have the following:

Step 1 - Software Installation

  1. Login to OWA -
  2. Click on the Settings Gear Icon in the upper right corner.
  3. Click on Office 365 Settings.

    Office 365 Settings
  4. Click on Install and Manage Software under Software.

  5. Click on OneDrive under Software on the left side.
  6. Click on Install and the software will download.
  7. Click the downloaded file to begin installation.
  8. Click Next at the Welcome screen.

    Welcome screen
  9. On the next screen click on No Thanks and then Accept.

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  10. At the Sign In screen click on Sign In.

    Setup screen5
  11. Type your email address and password. Click on Sign In.

    Setup screen6
  12. At the “Meet OneDrive” screen click on Next to finish.

    Setup screen7
  13. Click Next at the “Hello” screen.

    Setup screen8
  14. At the next screen click on No Thanks.

    Setup screen9
  15. On the final screen click on All done! to close the screen.

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    The OneDrive for Business Sync App is now setup and ready to use on your computer. Continue to Step 2 to setup the actual Sync between your cloud “OneDrive” account and your computer.

Step 2 - Setup OneDrive Sync

  1. Login to OWA -
  2. Select the app launcher, and then select OneDrive.

    Setup screen11
  3. Select the Sync button. 

    Setup screen12
  4. At the prompt, click Sync Now to start the sync app wizard. 

    Setup screen13
  5. You may be prompted with the following security warning. Check “Remember my choice…..” and click on Launch Application.

    Setup screen14
  6. You will be required to login again. Enter your email address and click Next

    Setup screen15
  7. Enter your password on the next screen and then click on Sign In.

    Setup screen16
  8. The wizard automatically fills in the name and web address of the library.  Select Sync Now in the wizard to start syncing.

    Setup screen17

    You can click Show my files… in the wizard to open the synced library folder in File Explorer.

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    In Windows File Explorer, the folder is listed in your Favorites as well. It appears as OneDrive for Business.

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    You should now see the OneDrive icon in your taskbar as well.

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    Note: These are some limitations related to syncing OneDrive for Business to your computer:

    • You can sync up to 20,000 items in your OneDrive for Business library, including folders and files.
    • You can sync up to 5,000 items in site libraries, including folders and files.
    • In any library, you can download files up to 2 GB.