Note: OneDrive is only available to faculties that have completed the email migration to 365, please see 365 migration project for more information.

Please follow our Self Install Guides to install OneDrive on your UQ computer.

You can download OneDrive on your personal computer from

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

First time setup

  1. Click the Windows Start menu and type 'onedrive' into the search.
  2. Select OneDrive
  3. Enter your email address in the following format
  4. Click Sign in

If you are not automatically signed in, you will be prompted to enter your UQ username and password. Enter your username in the format

  1. Click Sign in

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

Note: Do not change this location

  1. Click Next

You can choose what files and folders to sync. As this is a new OneDrive account, you don’t need to set this up.

  1. Click Next

  1. Read and follow the instructions that appear in the pop up

Note: Ignore the 'Get OneDrive for your Phone'. Instead, follow the OneDrive guides for your mobile.

  1. Click Open my OneDrive folder to complete the install.

Share files and folders

  1. Find the file or folder you want to share from your OneDrive
  2. Right click the file or folder and select Share

  1. Enter a Name or Email Address to send the link to and add a note if you like.
  2. Click Send

A 'link sent' message will display.

The recipient will receive the link in their mailbox.

Unlink your OneDrive account

  1. Right-click the OneDrive icon on the taskbar and click Settings


  1. Click Unlink this PC

  1. Confirm by Clicking Unlink Account

  1. Click OK to leave the Settings Menu

Add a personal OneDrive account

  1. Right-click the OneDrive icon on the taskbar and click Settings


  1. Click Add an account

  1. Follow through the First time setup process as above.