Manage your files - OneDrive (personal)

Turn on OneDrive Backup

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You can back up your important folders on your PC (your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders) with OneDrive, so they're protected and available on other devices.

Important: If you're surprised that your files are saving to OneDrive, see Files save to OneDrive by default in Windows 10.

  1. Select the white cloud icon in the Windows notification area, select More > Settings, then Backup > Manage backup.

  2. Select the folders that you want to backed up.

  3. Select Start backup.

You can back up a maximum of 5 GB of files in OneDrive for free, or up to 1 TB with an Office 365 subscription.

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