Add a OneDrive account to a Windows 10 phone

Add personal and work or school OneDrive accounts so you can store and work with files online and get to them from other devices.

Notes: On a Windows 10 phone, the file menu icon is at the top left of the screen.

Word for Win Phone 10 File menu

Add a OneDrive account

  1. Open the OneDrive app and sign in.

  2. If you're also signed into another OneDrive account, on the file menu, tap Account Settings > Add or remove accounts > Add account.

  3. Choose which type of account you want to add, a Microsoft account or a Work or school account.

  4. Enter the email address and password for the account you want to add, and sign in.

When you’re signed in, you can upload or work with files for that account.

Save an Office file to OneDrive

As you work, your file is automatically saved to the same location from which you opened it. To save a copy to another location:

  1. With the file open, on the file menu tap Save.

  2. Tap Save a copy of this file.

  3. Tap the location you want to save to.

Open an Office file from OneDrive

  1. Open the Office app (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint).

  2. If you're asked to, sign in to see your most recent documents, and then tap file menu >Open.

  3. If you don't see the file listed, tap Browse > OneDrive to find it.

  4. If you still don't see the file, you might be signed into more than one account, or you might need to add an account.

    • If you're signed into more than one OneDrive account, tap the file menu, tap the account you want to switch to, and then tap All files.

    • To add an account, follow the steps in the Add a OneDrive account section, and then sign in. Tap the file menu, choose the account you want, and tap All files.

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