Microsoft OneDrive (Skydrive)

Audience: Everyone

OneDrive used to be called Skydrive.

One Drive is a cloud storage area or a memory stick in the cloud where you can access your documents at any time, in any location, on any device, so long as you have an Internet connection.

OneDrive helps you to organise your files and pictures online. You can share documents with others and give them permissions to view only or edit your documents. So goodbye emailing attachments and not knowing which is the latest version!

In this session

You will learn how to:

  • See an example of how OneDrive works
  • Sign up for OneDrive 
  • Upload documents to OneDrive
  • Create folders
  • Create documents in the cloud 
  • Share documents with others. 

About the Presenters

DigiDesk Advisors

This session will be delivered by the DigiDesk Advisors who are students who are passionate about using digital tools. The DigiDesk Advisors work in the LRC at the Wood Street Campus.

Shokryah Mohammadi is one of the presenters and she recently presented at the London regional E-Factor Conference 2014, organised by JISC. She is studying BTEC IT and aspires to work in the field of Computing.

Chee Ng also works at the DigiDesk and has presented at other CPD events training staff on using various learning technologies. Chee is passionate about helping people improve their digital literacy skills.

Sign Up

You can sign up to use this before the Learning Technologies event. It will save you time on the day (but remember your username and password).

Which email do I sign up with?

This depends on how you want to use this account e.g. for work only or personal use.

  1. Do you already have a hotmail account?Then you will already have a onedrive account automatically.
  2. You can sign up with your work email address e.g




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