Q. How do I download and set up the OneDrive application on to my laptop?
Answered By: James Anthony Last Updated: Jan 09, 2020 Views: 26
To Install the OneDrive application to your laptop, please follow the steps below:
- Open the App Store search for OneDrive and click Get, and subsequently Install.
- You will be prompted to log enter an Apple ID and Password to download OneDrive . If you do not have your own account, you are able to use the School's account which can be found in this FAQ.
- Once the installation is complete, the OneDrive application can be found in your Applications folder. Open OneDrive , and you will be prompted to set up you account.
- Enter your PLC or Scotch email in the prompted field (i.e. FirstName.LastName@plc.wa.edu.au), then click Sign In.
- You will then be redirected to the PLCScotch sign in page. Enter your Password, then click Sign In.
- On the following page click on Choose OneDrive Folder Location.
- Select a location for your OneDrive folder (i.e. Desktop), then click Choose this Location.
- Select all the files you wish to sync from your online OneDrive , then click Next.
- Finally, if you would like OneDrive to automatically sync when you login to your laptop, check Open at login so my files sync automatically (recommended if you regularly transfer files to and from the cloud). Click Open My OneDrive - PLCScotch Folder, then your OneDrive folder will open, and the set-up is complete.
- To easily find your OneDrive file, it is recommended that you Drag the OneDrive file from your Home folder into your Favorites Bar for easy navigation.
Turn on Finder Integration
To check to see if your files and folders are synced, you can turn on Finder Integration.
- First, click the Apple icon in the top left corner of your computer, then select System Preferences, then select Extensions shown in red below.
- Turn on the OneDrive Finder integration, shown below.
- You can now check your sync status visually through finder. Open up your OneDrive folder in to see the sync status on your files and folders. A green tick (shown below), indicates an up-to-date folder or file.
If you have any problems, please contact the Tech Centre.