How To Turn Off OneDrive ‘On This Day’ Notifications

OneDrive, by default, sends email notifications about photos and videos stored from the past days and years. This is the On this day notifications feature that is enabled by default. If you don’t want to receive these notifications then they can be turned off. Here is how: Login to OneDrive and click on the gear icon from the top-right. Then click on Options. Scroll down and select Notifications. Under...

How To Embed Photos And Documents From OneDrive

Besides sharing documents and other contents, the web version of OneDrive also has the option of directly embedding them within blogs and webpages. This is a useful feature when you want to link these from OneDrive without having to download and reupload them or requiring them to be accessed without signing in. Here is how: Embed photos: To embed photos, select the specific photo from the OneDrive...

How To Stop Sharing Files In OneDrive

Files and items in OneDrive can be shared in different ways like using a shareable link and through email invites. These files can at anytime be stopped from being shared. Here is how to do it (this example uses the OneDrive Personal account): Login to OneDrive. Then click on Shared from the left pane. This will display a list of files that are shared so far. To stop sharing, right-click on the specific...

How To Use Personal Vault In OneDrive To Store Files Securely

OneDrive now has a new feature of Personal Vault. It is for storing sensitive files that are not meant for sharing and also to hide them in OneDrive by not storing them in any other folder there. So Personal Vault is a secure and protected OneDrive folder that requires extra authentication to access it and will automatically lock after 20 minutes of inactivity (20 mins for web/PC version and 3 mins...

5 Useful OneDrive Features To Know

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OneDrive makes it easy to store files online especially when using Windows 8 and onwards as it comes integrated with it by default. Here are 5 useful features for using it effectively : 1.Use Files On-Demand Feature : Enable this feature if it’s not by right clicking OneDrive icon from system tray and then choosing Settings > OneDrive. There will be three types of files available...

How To Share Files And Folders Stored On OneDrive

Files and folders stored in OneDrive can be shared either as read-only or for editing for collaboration. Here is how : From the OneDrive folder, select the file/folder to be shared and choose Share a OneDrive link. The link will be copied to clipboard which can then be shared. A better choice is to to customize it’s permissions before sharing. So choose More OneDrive sharing options.   It...