Change views on the OneDrive website

You can view files on the OneDrive website in lots of different ways.

Browse items

The left pane lets you filter your view of items in OneDrive. To see:

  • All of your OneDrive files and folders, tap or click Files.

  • The Office documents you've viewed recently, tap or click Recent docs.

  • All photos across your OneDrive arranged by date, tap or click All photos. This view is like a photo journal of your loved ones and adventures. To show only photos from a certain folder in this view, tap or click the arrow next to Folder in the upper-right corner, and then choose the folder. To save the setting for all your future visits to the OneDrive website, choose Set as default.

  • Items that you've shared with other people and that other people have shared with you, tap or click Shared.

Sort items

Documents are typically sorted by name, and photos are typically sorted by the date they were created. But you can change how they're sorted. Just tap or click Sort by and choose a different option. If you pick Rearrange, you can drag items into any order you want and then save that order.

Change how items appear

To view files in a list with details, tap or click Details view. To view files as tiles with thumbnail images, tap or click Thumbnails view.

Changing the view between Details and Thumbnail on OneDrive website

View details

To display more info about items you select, tap or click Details pane. The details pane displays sharing info and much more. For photos, you can see info such as the camera used and camera settings. For photos taken on a phone, you might see location info. And for some photos, you might even see text that was extracted from the photo.

Change language

To view your OneDrive in a different language, tap or click the language and country/region at the bottom of the page. Pick a different language and country/region, and then tap or click Save.

Contact support

Get help from the Answer Desk.

Go to OneDrive button on Help web page

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Applies To: OneDrive

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