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Saving Files on OneDrive

In this course of MCG University, we walk through how to manage Microsoft Teams audio settings. We will show you how you can get this done through the Desktop Microsoft Teams application. Note, this feature is not available in Microsoft Teams online version.

Getting Started

  • Navigate to Portal.Office.com
  • Once you’re logged in, locate the OneDrive icon on the left hand-side
  • OneDrive web version Online View

Create a new .txt file on your Desktop for testing purposes

  • Go to Start > Type in Notepad
  • Insert text characters
  • Save to Desktop
  • Once the file is saved to the Desktop, you will notice two blue arrows which means it is automatically being Uploaded/Syncing to Microsoft OneDrive.
  • The OneDrive application in the System Tray will also show it is being uploaded.

Viewing recently uploaded documents in OneDrive

  • Navigate back to the OneDrive web version
  • Refresh your window and it will appear as a recently synced document
  • Click on the file and it will display on the OneDrive web version

Troubleshooting files not syncing to OneDrive

  • Go to OneDrive web version.
  • Click on “Sync” button and this will automatically sync all your files and folders with OneDrive.

Save a document directly to OneDrive

  • Open a Word document
  • Insert text characters
  • Click on Save As
  • Click on OneDrive
  • Select location (i.e. Desktop) choose a filename
  • Click Save
  • Navigate back to the OneDrive web version
  • Refresh your window and it will appear as a recently synced document