A luxurious amount of storage compared to other cloud-based stash-your-stuff services, easy tie-ins with the rest of Microsoft’s applications … what’s not to like about OneDrive, the file-synchronization and storage service that can act as your digital safety net? We obviously like it at Windows Secrets. And we want to make sure everyone can get the most out of it. This primer will refresh your OneDrive skills. Here’s what you’ll master:
You can use OneDrive to not only save and sync your files online but also share them with other people. (You can fetch files from other computers. You can use a Files on-Demand feature to save space on your computer. And you can opt to back up important folders, such as your desktop, documents, and pictures.)
Next, we’ll look at how to customize and manage your OneDrive configuration.
We’ll review a short-term option to recover previous versions of your files, if you need to return to older editions to check revisions you made or reverse them.
And finally, we’ll walk through how to set up OneDrive to back up your data.