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OneDrive: How to Upload a File

A quick tutorial on how to upload files into OneDrive

OneDrive: How to Upload a File


Method 1: Drag and Drop


  1. Go to Office365.

  2. Click on the OneDrive tile to open it in the browser.

  3. Find the file or folder to be uploaded and make sure that you have either the file explorer open to its location or that the file is on your Desktop.

  4. Left click on the file/folder and hold down.

  5. With your finger still on the left click, move your mouse so that the file/folder is now hovering over OneDrive. When you do this, OneDrive will present a large green plus sign. This indicates that OneDrive knows that a file is there. Release the left click and the file/folder will start to upload.


Method 2: File Upload Button

  1. Go to Office365

  2. Click on the OneDrive tile to open it in the browser.

  3. In the OneDrive menu along the top, click Upload.

  4. Choose a file or a folder.

  5. A file explorer window will appear. Navigate to the desired file/folder and click Open.




Keywords:OneDrive: How to Upload a file   Doc ID:76738
Owner:Ryan T.Group:Washington State University - Vancouver
Created:2017-09-21 14:08 CDTUpdated:2018-10-01 13:19 CDT
Sites:Washington State University, Washington State University - Vancouver
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