How to Sync a OneDrive Folder on PC or Mac
This wikiHow teaches you how to select which folders you want to sync between your computer's local storage and your OneDrive cloud account, using a computer.
Part 1Using Windows
1The OneDrive icon looks like two white clouds on the taskbar. You can find it near the clock, language, and volume buttons in the lower-right corner of your screen. This will open a pop-up panel on the bottom-right. You can view your OneDrive files and settings here.
2You'll find this button in the upper-right corner of the OneDrive panel. It will open a drop-down menu.
3This will open your Microsoft OneDrive settings in a new window.
4This button is in the upper-left corner of the pop-up window.
5This will open a list of all the folders you can sync to your OneDrive, and allow you to select which ones you want to sync.
6Find the folder you want to sync on the list, and click the box next to it. A checkmark will appear in the box when you click on it.
7This button is in the lower-right corner of the pop-up window. It will save your settings, and sync all the checked folders between your computer and your OneDrive account.
Part 2Using Mac
1The OneDrive icon looks like two blue clouds. You can find it on your Applications folder.
2You will have to sign in to OneDrive with your Microsoft or Live account. Enter your email address into the email field. Click Sign in. Enter your account password. Click Sign in.
3This will allow you to select a main folder on your computer to store and sync other folders and files to OneDrive.
4Find the folder you want to sync in the file explorer window, and click on the folder to select it.
5This will create a new folder titled "OneDrive" in the selected main folder.
6This will open a list of all the subfolders you can sync between your computer and OneDrive.
7Click and check the box next to a folder on the list to sync it to your cloud storage.
8This will confirm your selection, and create your OneDrive folder on your computer.
9This will open your OneDrive folder in a new Finder window. Anything you copy or move here will be automatically synced to your OneDrive account.