OneDrive should already be installed on your UQ machine.

For personal devices you can download it from onedrive.com

More guides and support can be found on the Microsoft OneDrive for Windows page.

First time setup

Use the Windows search bar to look for OneDrive

Select OneDrive

Enter your email address in the following format uqusername@uq.edu.au

Click Sign in

You might get singed in automatically if not, you will be prompted to put in your username and password. Use the same format for the username (uqjcitiz@uq.edu.au) and the password you use for your UQ username.

Click Sign in

Your OneDrive Location will be C:\Users\uqusername\OneDrive – The University of Queensland

Note: Do not change this location

Click Next

Here you can choose what to Sync and what not to Sync, as this is a new OneDrive account you don’t need to set this up.

Click Next

Read and follow the instructions that appear in the pop up

Note: you will need to ignore the “Get OneDrive for your Phone” instead follow the OneDrive Guides for your mobile

Click Open my OneDrive folder to complete the install

Sharing files and folders

Find the file or folder you want to share from your OneDrive

Right click the file or folder and select Share

Enter a Name or Email Address to send the link to & add a note if you like.

Click Send

You will get a Link sent pop up

The recipient will receive the link in their mailbox

Unlink your OneDrive account

Right click the OneDrive Symbol on the taskbar

Click Settings

Click Unlink this PC

Confirm by Clicking Unlink Account

Click OK to leave the Settings Menu

Adding a personal OneDrive account

Right click the OneDrive Symbol on the taskbar

Click Settings

Click Add an account

You will then be guided through the First time setup process as above.