Installing the OneDrive sync client (macOS)


This page provides instructions for installing Microsoft OneDrive sync client on a Mac. This will allow you to access your OneDrive folder from the macOS desktop through the Finder app.

If you are upgrading from another version of OneDrive, it is recommended that you uninstall the older version of OneDrive first.  


  1. Open Apple App Store.
  2. Search for OneDrive.
  3. Download and install OneDrive.
  4. Open OneDrive from your Applications Folder.
  5. Click Get Started.
  6. Enter your UO email address and password to sign into the application. Then click Sign in. You will be prompted to confirm it with DUO.
  7. Check or uncheck the customization settings (Open at login and Hide Dock icon), then click on Choose OneDrive Folder Location to specify the location to put your OneDrive folder.
    • We recommend choosing your Documents folder.
  8. Once you've chosen your location, click Next.
  9. Choose an option for syncing your files from your OneDrive online and click Done.

Need Help?

If you need additional assistance, click on the Request Help button on the OneDrive Support service page to submit a request.

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