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How to Selectively Sync Folders From Your SkyDrive to Your PC

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Windows 8 ships with a built-in SkyDrive app however it doesn’t allow you to add files to your SkyDrive account. For that we have the Desktop SkyDrive app which has a handy selective sync feature as well.

Note: We will assume that you have the desktop SkyDrive installed.

How to Selectively Sync Folders From Your SkyDrive to Your PC

To get started choosing what you want to sync on this particular machine, head into the notification area and right click on the SkyDrive icon where you will need to choose the Settings option from the context menu.

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Then switch over to the choose folders tab.

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Here you will need to click on the Choose folders button.

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You should then be given a dialog that lets you choose what you want to sync. You can either choose to sync all your files, or selectively sync folders based on your requirements.

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Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and all round geek, he loves everything from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 and even C# and PowerShell. You can also follow him on Google+

  • Published 05/16/13

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