Confirm that your files are synced to OneDrive (PC)

If you use a Windows computer on campus, the files in your Documents, Desktop, and Pictures folders are automatically synced to OneDrive. Follow these steps to confirm that your important files and folders are in OneDrive.

  1. Click on the OneDrive icon on the bottom right next to the date/time (i.e., the blue cloud icon) and click Open Folder.

OneDrive - Open Folder

  1. Browse through the folders within the OneDrive - folder to make sure everything is there. 

OneDrive - folder

  1. To confirm that your files and folders are being synced to OneDrive, follow these steps to access your OneDrive via the web. From there, check to make sure the files and folders you see match what you see from the previous step (step 2).     
Please Note: Documents, Desktop, and Pictures are the only folders that automatically sync to OneDrive. If you have files saved in other locations that you want backed up to the cloud, you'll need to manually move these files/folders to your OneDrive - folder.
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