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Office 365 OneDrive

OneDrive is a personal filestore for all staff and students of the University that allows users to store, sync, and share files securely across multiple devices (with some limitations on filetype and size). By default only you can access your OneDrive files.

The OneDrive application is automatically installed on University PCs, to make full use of OneDrive you should install the application on all other devices you use for University related personal documents.

To learn more about OneDrive and how to use it, read the information provided in the SharePoint page OneDrive - How do I ...?

You will find information about:

- what you can do with Microsoft OneDrive

- when you should use OneDrive

- how you access your files in OneDrive

- how much space you have

- what happens to the contents in your OneDrive when you leave the University

- how to add OneDrive to your device and how to use it

- sharing files from your OneDrive

- managing your OneDrive

You can also access your OneDrive via a web interface by logging on to Office 365 -

Note, iSolutions does not recommend sharing content from your OneDrive to others except on a temporary basis. If you need to collaborate with others you should use either SharePoint Online or Teams.

When you leave the University your OneDrive and its contents will be automatically deleted after a grace period (this period is currently under review).

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