Moving Files From a OneDrive Account To Another


This article will go over how to move files from one OneDrive account to another.

It's necessary to have OneDrive installed on your computer to do this.


  1. Open the OneDrive application on your computer.
  2. Log into your University of Oregon OneDrive with your UO Email and password as outlined in Getting Started with OneDrive.
  3. Once setup is finished, select the OneDrive notification icon.
    1. This icon is usually located in the bottom right-hand corner of the task bar in Windows, and the top right-hand corner of the icon bar on Mac. After you've left-clicked the icon, a small OneDrive menu will pop up.
  4. Select More
  5. Select Settings (on Windows) or Preferences (on Mac).
  6. Go to Account.
  7. Select Add an Account
  8. Log into the Microsoft account you wish to transfer the files to.
    1. You can access your OneDrive folders in the favorites section of Finder on Mac, or in the OneDrive section in File Explorer on Windows.
  9. Open two OneDrive accounts in separate File Explorer or Finder tabs, and drag and drop files between OneDrive accounts. Each file will have either a check or a processing symbol to show if a file is done transferring or not.
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