Once you’re synced, you’ll see your files in File Explorer. On a Mac, your files will appear under OneDrive in the Mac Finder.
If you use more than one account, your personal files appear under OneDrive – Personal and your work or school files appear under OneDrive – CompanyName.
You can copy or move files from your computer to OneDrive right from your file system.
You can also click the OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows notification area to check status on your files. Click the Settings gear to add an account, or manage other sync settings.
With OneDrive Files On-Demand, you can get to all your files in OneDrive or SharePoint Online, without having to download them and use storage space on your device.
Note: With Windows 10 version 1809 and later, Storage Sense is available to automatically free up disk space by making older, unused, locally available OneDrive files be available online-only. See more of turning on and using Storage Sense for Windows 10.
Note: If you’re on Windows 10, your computer already has the OneDrive desktop app on it, but you’ll need to turn on Files On-Demand in OneDrive settings.
When Files On-Demand is on, you’ll see new status icons next to each of your SharePoint files. You can now copy or move files from your computer to SharePoint Online right from your file system.
|Save space on your device by making files online-only.
These files are only available when you’re connected to the Internet, but don’t take up space on your computer.
|When you open an online-only file, it downloads to your device and becomes locally available.
You can open a locally available file at anytime even without Internet access.
|To make a file always available, even when you’re offline:
To change a file back to an online-only file: