If you are looking for a way to keep your office documents safe and secure and want to edit and share them on the move then this cloud storage app is the perfect fit for you. Microsoft OneDrive is a helpful app which allows you to upload your MS office documents, photos and videos to cloud storage to keep them safe. Developed by Microsoft, this app provides you a large storage space on the cloud that can hold all your office files and photos. You can upload your office documents and photos to this cloud storage for safe keeping and can also share them from there to other people using various messaging apps.
Microsoft OneDrive has a simple user interface which is amicably complimented by an intuitive design and layout. This makes using this app extremely easy for one and all. You need to sign into this app using your Microsoft account before you can begin to utilize it. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create one by using the sign-up option. Once you have signed into your account, you will be able to access the features offered by this cloud storage app. The features on offer include Files, Photos, Recent, Shared, Offline and Recycle Bin. You can find all these features in the slide-sideways menu which can be accessed by clicking the option located on the top-left corner of the app's home screen.
The Files feature of Microsoft OneDrive lists down three folders namely attachments, documents and pictures. The attachments folder contains the files which have been received on the email account you used for signing into the app. The files in the Documents and Pictures folders include MS office files and photos that have been uploaded or saved into OneDrive app by you. You can create more folders for storing files in this section of the app by clicking on the Create Folder option which appears when you click on the + icon located on the bottom-right corner of the screen. Other options that appear when the + icon is clicked include Scan, Upload and Create office Document.
In the Photos section of this cloud storage app, you will find all the photos that have been uploaded from your phone or other devices to your Microsoft account. There are three tabs available in this section of the app. These tabs are All, Albums and Tags. The All tab is reserved for all the photos while albums tab provides you a look at the albums that you have created by adding photos and videos together. You can create an album by clicking the + icon that is located at the bottom-right corner of the screen. In the Tags tab, you can find photos that have been automatically tagged so that you can easily find them.
The files and photos uploaded to Microsoft OneDrive can only be accessed when you are connected to the internet. However, you can access your important files offline as well by activating the Keep Offline option in the Details section of each file. You can also share the files with other people using the share icon that is located at the bottom-right corner of the Details screen.
- Simple user interface
- Intuitive design and layout
- Upload photos and files to cloud
- Share photos and files with others
- Create documents using MS Office apps
- Open and Edit documents using MS office apps
- Mark files offline to view them even when not online
- Lots of storage space
- Various personalization options available
Microsoft OneDrive is an app marketed towards users of MS Office who want to keep on working their office documents when they are on the move. It offers them the chance to access and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files stored on OneDrive and share them with others using various apps. It is a must-have app for people who want to keep their documents and photos safe in cloud storage.