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A cloud file storage and document collaboration tool.


Save your files and photos to OneDrive and access them from any device, anywhere.

IMPORTANT: All documents and data will be lost when you leave the university. Before you leave, backup documents to a personal storage location. If you still need to retrieve your files after losing access, IT support can help up to 30 days after access is lost.


Enjoy the freedom to access, edit, and share your files on all your devices, wherever you are.


Protect your account with authorization and authentication. No need to worry about another username and password, log in with your BYU netID.


Stay connected, share your documents and photos with friends and family, and collaborate in real time with Office apps.


Free up space in your mind by organizing your free storage in the cloud. Personalize your storage with folders, color, and tags.


Edit, share, and access files on the go. Never skip a beat of your busy schedule. Upload and download files directly with your phone.


Create your best work with the latest versions of Word, Excel, and other Office apps.

Getting Started

Visit this site to learn more about the basics of OneDrive and how you can best utilize the tools that are available to you through Microsoft @ BYU.

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Getting Started
  • There is no way to merge the two storage place in OneDrive. However, you can access the BYU OneDrive storage space in your personal Office 365 account and vice versa. This does not merge the accounts, but does allow you to access information from both storage areas.

    1. Open up Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
    2. Click File
    3. Click Account.
    4. Then click Add a service > Storage > OneDrive.
    5. A new window will open asking for the Microsoft Account credentials. You will need to enter your personal Microsoft account information.
    6. After doing this, the storage space should show up in the list of Connected Services. Now you can save documents to/open from this location.
    1. Pick the file or folder you want to share.
    2. Select "Share" icon.
    3. Select "Anyone with the link can edit".
    4. Enter name or email addresses of the people you want to share with.
    5. Add a note to recipients or change the sharing permissions if you would like.
    6. Copy link and paste in an email message or wherever else you'd like to share the file.
  • A shared library lets your group store and access files from anywhere on any device. The group automatically gets access to the files that members put in the shared library. This allows OneDrive files to remain with the team when a user leaves the team. Users who wish to create a shared should follow the directions below:

    1. Go to
    2. Navigate to the OneDrive page
    3. Click Create shared library
    4. Add a library name and the members of the library
      1. If you wish, you can edit Advanced settings to make changes to the site address, email address, privacy, and language of the shared library.
    5. Click Create


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