Upload and save files and folders to OneDrive
Note: This Quick Start is for OneDrive. For OneDrive for Business, see the OneDrive for Business Quick Start.
Upload files or folders to OneDrive
You can store over 300 types of files on OneDrive. With Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome:
Select Upload > Files or Upload > Folder.
Select the files or folder you want to upload.
Select Open or Select Folder.
With other browsers:
Select Upload, select the files you want to upload, and select Open.
If you don't see Upload > Folder, create a folder, and then upload the files to that folder.
Note: If you have the OneDrive sync app installed, you can also upload with File Explorer. Select the files you want to upload, and drag them to OneDrive in the File Explorer Navigation pane.
Save a file to OneDrive
Select File > Save As > OneDrive - Personal.
Select Enter file name here and type a name.
If you want to save to another folder, select Browse, and select the folder you want.
The next time you open the Office app, you'll see your saved file in the Recent list.
Note: Requires Microsoft 365, 2019, or 2016.
If you don't see OneDrive - Personal in the list:
Select Add a Place
Select OneDrive and sign into your Microsoft account.
Use OneDrive on your desktop
If you use Windows 10, OneDrive may have already asked you to sign in to sync your files.
In File Explorer, select:
OneDrive – Personal
If OneDrive isn't setup, see Get started with the new OneDrive sync client in Windows or Get started with the new OneDrive sync client on Mac OS X.
Need more help?
Get help by emailing the OneDrive support team. In a OneDrive mobile app, shake the device to get help or share feedback on OneDrive.