Storing work on OneDrive

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What is OneDrive?

Caroline Chisholm School OneDrive provides 1TB of free online storage. You can access the files stored in OneDrive on many different devices, such as laptops, tablets and phones. Files can be uploaded automatically from a folder on your laptop, so you never have to think about backing up your work. You can share files and and collaborate on them with your friends, all they need is a web browser. We recommend that you use OneDrive as your primary file storage location during your time at Caroline Chisholm School.

OneDrive lets you:

  • Store and organise your private documents and other files in a secure location online
  • Share files with other students and allow them to collaborate on them with you
  • Edit your files online
  • Store your OneNote notes and access them on any device
  • Synchronise files between different devices (PC to Mobile phone for example)

Accessing OneDrive

OneDrive is a online service, you can view all your OneDrive files via Office 365. Office 365 also allows you to edit those files online, which is helpful if you do not have Office installed on your device.

To view OneDrive online, login to Office 365 with your school details and use the ‘Waffle’ to open the Office 365 launcher, you can then select “OneDrive” to view its contents.

Note: The first time you access OneDrive you will be shown a short introduction

Save to OneDrive

When using Office at school or on your own laptop, you can choose to save (or open) your work from OneDrive.