How to set up the OneDrive client

The OneDrive client allows you to access file stored in OneDrive or SharePoint directly from File Explorer on your PC or laptop. The OneDrive folder shown in this document replaces your Z: or user drive. You should store all your files in here. Follow the steps below to set this up.

1. The OneDrive application should already be installed on your computer. Open this from your Start Menu – you can use the search box to locate it:


2. Enter your company email address and click Sign In:


3. Enter your usual PC logon password when prompted.

4. You’ll now be presented with a short guide. Click Next on each screen and finally click on Open my OneDrive

5. In Windows Explorer you will now see your OneDrive folder (the one with your company name next to it). This is the new location for all of your files.