OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a Microsoft online service that provides resources for file storage, collaboration, and communication within Wright State's Office 365 system. The OneDrive for Business service is not the same as the OneDrive service offered by Microsoft to individuals. For information on the differences, see How does OneDrive for Business differ from OneDrive? Microsoft's website.

Important Note about Data Security

Please remember that as you use OneDrive for Business, you should not store any files or documents that contain sensitive university data. If you do so, you will be in violation of University Policy 11300, which is the university’s IT Security Policy. See section 11300.03 for further information.

Benefits of OneDrive for Business

Wright State's OneDrive offers you the following capabilities:

Store and share files

  • Store up to 1 TB of data in the cloud
  • 10 GB maximum file size
  • Share files with other Wright State Office 365 users
  • Create and edit Microsoft Office files in the cloud with Office Web Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)

Access and synchronize files easily

  • Access files using web browsers or mobile devices
  • Access files directly from Microsoft Office desktop applications
  • Synchronize your local files with files in OneDrive document libraries (with appropriate client software installed)

Usage Instructions

How to Access OneDrive for Business

You can access OneDrive for Business using the following methods:

WINGS Website

  • Log in to WINGS with your "w" username and password.
  • Click on the Email/Calendar link in the top right corner to access your Office 365 account.
  • Click the OneDrive link at the top of the page.

Office 365 Login Page

  • Log in to Office 365 ( with your Office 365 username and password.
  • Click the OneDrive link at the top of the page.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The first time you access OneDrive for Business, you may get a message that says your OneDrive is almost ready. This message simply indicates that although your account has been enabled, it has not yet been activated. This message usually disappears within a day, but could take longer.

Basic Tasks in OneDrive for Business

Here are step-by-step instructions for some of the most basic tasks in OneDrive for Business.

Create a New File or Document

  • Log in to OneDrive as shown above.
  • Click New Document and select the type of document you want to create.
  • Enter a name for the new document, then click OK.
  • The document opens in the Office Web App appropriate to the document type. Edit the document as you wish.

Edit an Existing File or Document

  • Log in to OneDrive as shown above.
  • Open the document that you wish to edit.
  • Click on Edit Document, then click on the option to edit in the appropriate Web App.

Sharing Documents or Folders

Other Resources

Linked below are some other helpful resources for OneDrive information.