In addition to gaining access to Office applications you also get a OneDrive site. This is a 1TB storage site that allows you to collaborate and share with your peers. You can also use this sight to store your personal data and access it from anywhere you have access to the internet and a web browser. This also comes at no cost!
1. Log into the same site you installed your applications from and locate the OneDrive icon under Office Online.
2. Shown here are some of the notable highlights of your OneDrive.
A. By clicking new, you can create new folders and files to be stored in your OneDrive.
B. You have the ability to upload existing files from your desktop or Austin College shared drive for more storage.
C. A list of files and folders are provided for you to manage, folders by default are set just for you to view. Below you can see how to share a folder with peers for the use of group projects or a way to share photos with family.
D. By clicking the window, you can open additional applications that will load in a new tab.
3. Sharing a folder or file in your OneDrive can be useful when working in a group project
A. Locate your files/folders listed in your OneDrive and click the three dots.
B. Click Share to bring up an additional window.
C. Type the email addresses of those you are wanting to share with.
D. You can change what permissions your invitees have to the files/folders. Options are “Can Edit” or “Can View.” Those with Can Edit have permissions to view, edit, and save the file and those with Can View can just review the information.
E. Include a message so your invitees know the purpose of the email they will receive.
F. Finally, click “Share” and an email will be received by the invitees with a link to the folder or file