How to add or remove an account in OneDrive

How to add or remove an account in OneDrive

If you already have an account signed in to OneDrive and you want to add or remove another account, you’ll do that in OneDrive Settings.

Important: You can have multiple work or school accounts, but only one Personal OneDrive account.

To add another account to OneDrive on your computer

If you already have a personal OneDrive account set up, you can only add work or school accounts.

  1. Select the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar or Mac menu bar.

  2. Select OneDrive Help and Settings icon Help & Settings

  3. In Settings, select Account, and then select Add an account.

  4. When OneDrive Setup starts, enter your new account, and then select Sign in.

To remove a OneDrive account from your computer

  1. Select the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar or Mac menu bar.

  2. Select OneDrive Help and Settings icon Help & Settings

  3. In Settings, select Account, and then select Unlink this PC.

Notes: 

  • You won't lose files or folder by removing an account. After unlinking, all your files will be available from OneDrive on the web.

  • Files marked as Icon for OneDrive file available on this device Available on this device will remain in your computer's OneDrive folders.

  • Files marked as Icon for OneDrive file available when online Available when online will only be accessible from OneDrive on the web.

To add another account to OneDrive on your mobile device

If you already have a personal OneDrive account set up, you can only add work or school accounts.

  1. Tap Me Person icon in OneDrive app for iOS then Settings.

  2. Tap Add account.

Learn more about adding a work or school account to OneDrive for Android or OneDrive for iOS.

To remove a OneDrive account from your mobile device

  1. Tap Me Person icon in OneDrive app for iOS then Settings.

  2. Tap OneDrive mobile more details arrow by the account to be removed, then Sign out.

Notes: 

  • You won't lose files or folder by removing an account. After signing out, all your files will be available from OneDrive on the web.

  • Any offline or saved files will remain on your device. 

Need more help?

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How do I merge my personal OneDrive with my work or school OneDrive?

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See more support pages for OneDrive for home and OneDrive for work or school.
For the OneDrive mobile app, see Troubleshoot OneDrive mobile app problems.

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If you still need help, shake your mobile device while you're in the OneDrive app or email the OneDrive support team.

To contact OneDrive support from your PC or Mac, select the OneDrive icon in the notification area or menu bar, then select More > Send feedback > I don't like something.

OneDrive Admins can also view the OneDrive Tech Community, Help for OneDrive Admins, or contact Microsoft 365 for business support.

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