Sort, rename, or move photos and files in OneDrive

Sort, rename, or move photos and files in OneDrive

After you upload photos and files to OneDrive, you can rearrange, rename, and move them on the OneDrive website to keep them organized. You might need to sign in with your Microsoft account.

Tip: If you have Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, or if you have the OneDrive desktop app installed on your computer, you can copy, move, and rename files in your OneDrive using File Explorer.

To rearrange files

  1. Browse to the folder with the files or photos you want to rearrange.

  2. Select Sort, and then choose Rearrange.

  3. If prompted, install Microsoft Silverlight.

  4. Arrange the files or photos by dragging them in the order you want them to appear.

  5. Select Save sort order.

Note: You cannot rearrange your Camera Roll. Custom sort ordering is unique to each device, so changes to the sort order on the website won't apply in File Explorer or on a mobile app.

To rename a file or folder

  1. Pick the file or folder you want to rename by selecting the check box in the upper-right corner of the item.

  2. Select Rename, and then enter a new name.

Tip: If you have Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, or if you have the OneDrive desktop app installed on your computer, you can rename files in your OneDrive using File Explorer.

To move a file or folder to a different location

  1. Browse to the file or folder that you want to move.

  2. Pick the item you want to move by selecting the check box in the upper-right corner of the item. You can also pick multiple items to move them together.

  3. Select Move to, select the destination folder, and then tap or click Move. If you want to create a new folder to store the item, select New folder.

Learn more

Organize and find photos in OneDrive

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See more support pages for OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.
For the OneDrive mobile app, see Troubleshoot OneDrive mobile app problems.

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If you still need help, shake your mobile device while you're in the OneDrive app or email the OneDrive support team. To contact One Drive for Business support from your PC or Mac, open the activity center, select More > Send feedback > I don't like something.

One Drive for Business Admins can also view the OneDrive for Business Tech Community, Help for OneDrive for Business Admins, or contact Office 365 for business support.

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OneDrive UserVoice is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. While we can’t guarantee any specific features or timelines, we will respond to every suggestion that gets at least 500 votes.

Go to the OneDrive UserVoice.

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