How to Install OneDrive for Business on your Desktop

In order to sync folders on your workstation to OneDrive and access your files offline, you'll need the OneDrive for Business application installed on your computer.

Most Windows 10 systems have a OneDrive client pre-installed, so check your applications list to see if you already have OneDrive.

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Install OneDrive for Business on your Desktop

  1. Visit OneDrive and click Download in the top menu bar.
    Download OneDrive client.
  2. The site should automatically detect your operating system, so make sure it is correct and select Download. It is available for Windows, Apple, and Android operating systems. The examples shown below are for a Mac and Windows 10 computer. Notice that the Windows 10 computer already has OneDrive installed, but you can re-download it if needed.
    Download OneDrive
  3. Locate the downloaded file on your computer, usually in the Downloads folder, and double click on it to start the installation process.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. When prompted to log in, use your and regular password – just like signing in to Office 365. If you encounter issues, see Microsoft's installation instructions or contact the Help Desk.


For additional information about Syncing OneDrive files refer to this article from Microsoft Help.


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