Sharing and Collaborating on Documents with OneDrive

In: BlogDate: Sep 01, 2020By: Rachael Worrall

Microsoft's Office 365 suite includes OneDrive, your individual storage area. Your files are stored securely on the Cloud, so you can access them anywhere. This also means you can easily collaborate and share your files with your colleagues - in this short video, Rachael explains how.

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Sharing and Collaborating on Documents with OneDrive


With Microsoft Office 365, you can store files in the Cloud using SharePoint and OneDrive. OneDrive is your personal file storage area. Storing your files on the Cloud means they will be kept securely and accessible anywhere you have an internet connection. This makes it easy to work remotely as well as giving you the ability to collaborate on your documents with colleagues in real time.

As well as accessing your OneDrive files through the Microsoft Office website, you can also add folders and synchronise these to your computer. This means you can access your files through your File Explorer — just like you would access files on your local machine or on a file server. 

In the short video above, Rachael explains how you can synchronise your OneDrive with your PC and how you can collaborate with colleagues in real time.

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Rachael Worrall

Rachael is the IT Product Development Manager, as well as being our Lead IT Trainer. She is responsible for making sure all our courses are of the highest quality. She has worked at Happy for over 15 years. Rachael was awarded Bronze in the Learning and Performance Institute's IT Trainer of the Year Award in 2007.

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