Sign in to OneDrive for Business in Android

Sign in to OneDrive for Business in Android

Use the OneDrive app in your Android device to work with your personal OneDrive account as well as your OneDrive for Business accounts. If your device is running Android 4.0 or a newer version, you can use the one app to work with both.

Sign in

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To add a personal account, enter your Microsoft account on the sign in page. To add a OneDrive for Business account, enter the email address you use for your company, school, or other organization.

Notes: 

  • If you have a problem signing in with your work or school account, try signing in at OneDrive.com or contact your IT department.

  • To change or reset your OneDrive password, sign in to your account online at account.microsoft.com/security.

You can have both a personal account and OneDrive for Business accounts.

Add a OneDrive for Business account

Tap your picture or the icon at the top of the app Account picture or icon in the OneDrive app for Android , and then tap Add account. Sign in using the username and password you use for OneDrive for Business.

Add account in the OneDrive app for Android

When your organization uses SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Server 2016, or SharePoint Server 2019, the sign-in process is different from Office 365. On the sign in screen, tap Have a SharePoint Server URL? Then enter the web address of your SharePoint server to continue the sign-in process. The web address, also known as a URL, may look like http://portal.

Notes: 

  • For you to sign in to OneDrive for Business, your organization needs to have a qualifying SharePoint Online or Office 365 business subscription plan, or your organization needs to have its own SharePoint Server deployment.

  • You cannot sign in with multiple work or school account from the same organization.

Switch between accounts

To switch between a personal OneDrive account and a OneDrive for Business account, or between multiple OneDrive for Business accounts, tap your picture or the icon at the top of the app Account picture or icon in the OneDrive app for Android , and then tap the account you want to use.

Switching between accounts in the OneDrive app for Android

Tip: You can add only one personal account to the OneDrive app. To open a different personal account, open Settings, tap your account name, tap Sign out, and then sign in with the account you want to use.

Add a passcode

You can add a passcode to help prevent other people who use your device from accidentally accessing, changing, or deleting your files.

  1. In the OneDrive app, tap the Me icon Person icon in OneDrive app for iOS at the bottom of the app, and then open Settings.

  2. Tap Passcode, and then turn on Require code.

  3. Enter a 4-digit code, and then enter it again to verify it.

Sign out of accounts

To sign out of a personal OneDrive account or a OneDrive for Business account, open the app, tap the Me icon Person icon in OneDrive app for iOS at the bottom of the app, then tap Sign out.

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