Back up folders with OneDrive

Every computer has standard folders, such as Desktop and Documents, that are often used to store your files. By backing up these folders to your OneDrive, they are protected and available across all of your devices.

Note: When signing into OneDrive on a Rice-managed machine, use your as the username to be sure that you are connecting to your Rice OneDrive account.

You can back up these known folders to OneDrive by doing the following:

1. Open OneDrive settings by selecting the OneDrive cloud icon in your notification area, click on the gear icon and choose “Settings. “

OneDrive menu

2. Go to the Backup up tab and select Manage Back up.

OneDrive Properties dialog box

3. Select any folders that you wish to back up to OneDrive.

Select folders to backup to OneDrive

4. Select “Start backup” to synchronize the selected folders to OneDrive.

For more detailed information, please see Microsoft’s documentation here.

Note – Data that you back up to OneDrive can be accessible from anywhere you access OneDrive.

See the following KB link for more information about Microsoft OneDrive at Rice:

Keywordsfolder redirection OneDrive Back up   Doc ID122344
OwnerTroy H.GroupRice U
Created2022-11-07 14:30 CSTUpdated2023-06-01 07:39 CST
SitesRice University
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