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OneDrive - Accessing via the App
- The OneDrive app will need to be signed into every two weeks for security purposes.
- Files may take a while to upload/download and appear (or be available) on other devices.
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Step 1: Open the OneDrive app.
PC: Click on the Start button then click OneDrive.
Mac: Open the Applications folder (or Launchpad) then click OneDrive.
Step 2: Enter your UWL email address then click Sign In.
Enter your credentials then click Sign In.
Authenticate with Okta.
Step 3: Finish Setup
NOTE: If you are prompted to Backup your Desktop a Documents, it is recommended to do so.
Step 4: See Sync Progress and Notifications
Click the OneDrive icon by the clock, look at the notifications section and if all is good then click Open Folder.
Step 5: See Your Files
Your files will appear (Note: there may be a slight delay when opening a file will download when you try to open it).
Step 6: Set Desktop and Documents to automatically backup (If you did not already do this)
Click the OneDrive icon by the clock, Click the Gear, Click Preferences
Click Backup, Click Manage Backup
Note: On Mac, You may need to approve permissions to be able to backup additional folders so follow on screen prompts.
Select Desktop and Documents then Start Backup. Once the backup begins, files on your Desktop and in your Documents folder may disappear for a few minutes, they will come back.