How to add OneDrive as a service

To open and save files to Microsoft OneDrive from Excel, PowerPoint or Word, you need to add OneDrive as a connected service.

  1. Open your Office app.

  2. Go to File then Account.

  3. Select Add a service then Storage.

  4. Choose OneDrive.

  5. Complete the sign-in steps for the account you are trying to add.

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