Manage your files - OneDrive (work or school)

Create files and folders

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With your files saved to OneDrive, you can create files and folders to manage your work.

Create a file in OneDrive

  1. Select New and choose the type of file you want.

  2. To rename the file, click the file name in the title bar, for example Document, and then type a name.

    All changes are automatically saved in the Office online apps, so when you go back to OneDrive, your new file is already saved.

Create a file in an Office desktop app

  1. Open a desktop app, like a Word, Excel , or PowerPoint.

  2. Select File > Save As.

  3. Select your OneDrive work or school account.

  4. Type a name for the file and select Save.

Create folders

  1. Select New > Folder.

  2. Type a name for the folder and select Create.

  3. Select the files you want and drag them into the folder.

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Create files and folders in OneDrive, so you can get to them from anywhere.

To create a file, select New, choose the type of file you want, and just click the file name on the title bar to rename it.

All of your changes are automatically saved in the Office online apps.

So when you go back to the file list, the new file is already saved.

You can also create a file in OneDrive from a desktop app, like Word or Excel.

When you're ready to save it, select File >Save As and save it to your personal OneDrive or your work or school OneDrive.

Creating folders helps you organize your work.

From the New menu, select Folder, type a name for your folder, and click Create.

Then select the files you want and drag them into the folder.

With your files and folders in OneDrive, you can get to them from anywhere.

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