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How to Sync OneDrive to Your Desktop for Office 365

  1. In a web browser, sign in to Office 365 by navigating to www.outlook.com/usm.edu
  2. Enter your username (w+ID@usm.edu) and your CampusID password.
  3. Select the Sign In button.
    Step 3 - Select sign in button
  4. Select "OneDrive" from the consolidated menu on the top left-hand corner of the screen.
    Step 4 - Select OneDrive from menu
  5. Select the "Sync" button.
    Step 5 - Select Sync button
  6. At the prompt, select "Sync Now" to start the Sync app wizard, which automatically fills in the name and web address of your OneDrive library.
    Step 6 - Select Sync Now to start the app wizard
    Note: Some users may see the following, additional screen.
    a. The system automatically highlights Microsoft OneDrive for Business
    b. Select "OK" to select Microsoft One Drive for Business.
    Step 6 - If you get an additional screen, select ok to open Microsoft One Drive
  7. The wizard will start syncing.
    Step 7 - The wizard starts to sync
    Step 7 - The wizard starts to sync
  8. Select "Show my files..." in the wizard to open the synched OneDrive Library folder in File Explorer. The folder is listed in your Favorites with the name "OneDrive."
    Step 8 - Show my files
  9. Notice that you now have an option for "OneDrive for Business" under Favorites.
  10. Selecting the "OneDrive for Business" folder shows all the documents in the right-hand pane with are syncing with your computer.
    Step 10 - Select the OneDrive for Business folder to see all synced files

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