Why We Choose Uploading Files to OneDrive?


OneDrive is one of the most popular cloud drives. If you are the Windows 11/10 user, it was already kept in File Explorer, so it can be used directly without downloading. What’s more, OneDrive allows both Android and iOS to browse the files which are uploaded to it. OneDrive has its unique advantages:

Abundant Users: OneDrive has quantities of users around the world, so you can share files with your family members or colleagues in a safe and convenient way.

Reliable Website: Since OneDrive comes to the market for years, its technology is quite well-rounded and its design for the web page is clear. Also, it can quickly correct its bugs, so it won’t take much time for stopping the work and waiting for the new version.

Profoundly Attached to the Microsoft Office 365: OneDrive has deep connection with Microsoft Office 365 because files that are edited by Microsoft Office 365 can be saved to OneDrive directly, and files that are uploaded to OneDrive can be edited directly by Microsoft Office 365.

Offer the Service for the Person and the Team: OneDrive offers personal and team services such as OneDrive and OneDrive for Business. Therefore, if you use OneDrive for Business, you can manage all the business files in it, and everyone in your team can have a close collaboration with the help of OneDrive, such as editing or syncing the files which are uploaded to OneDrive for Business.

How to Upload Files to OneDrive: 4 Easiest Ways

There are many ways to save files to OneDrive, and you may look for the easiest and quickest one to do that, so here recommend you 4 ways.

Way 1: Upload Files and Folders to OneDrive through MultCloud

MultCloud provides the service towards clouds to clouds as transferring, syncing, backing up, and so on. It offers more than 30 kinds of clouds to add in including OneDrive. Therefore, if you want to transfer files to OneDrive, you can quickly achieve this with MultCloud.

Step 1: Click the button “Sign up Free” and create a new MultCloud account.

Step 2: Add OneDrive to “My Cloud Drives” by clicking OneDrive and logging in.

Add OneDrive to MultCloud
Add OneDrive to MultCloud

Step 3: Click “Upload” and choose files on your computer. After choosing files, click “Open”, and then the files are uploaded to OneDrive.

Add File to OneDrive
Add File to OneDrive

Bonus Tips:

You can copy, rename or share the files on MultCloud instead of turning back to the website of OneDrive. And if you want to transfer the files that are saved in one cloud to other clouds, you can try Cloud Transfer on MultCloud instead of downloading the files to your computer and then uploading to another.   

Way 2: Add Files to OneDrive in File Explorer

If your computer is equipped with Windows 11/10, you don’t have to download OneDrive because it is installed in the system before you get the computer. What you have to do is just open File Explorer and find the OneDrive folder.

Step 1: Search and open File Explorer.

Step 2: Find the OneDrive folder and log in your OneDrive account.

Step 3: Drag and drop your file to OneDrive and wait for the uploading.

Drag and Drop Files to OneDrive Folder
Drag and Drop Files to OneDrive Folder

Note: How to Upload Files to OneDrive Automatically

There are 2 solutions for this question:

  1. After you log in to your OneDrive account in File Explorer, there will be some notes that you need to check. Here you can choose the option that allows the system to add files to OneDrive automatically, and select the folders that you’d like to upload. All the folders you selected will be synchronized to your OneDrive without dragging and dropping files to the OneDrive folder.
  2.  If you don’t choose the option during the installation process, you can also achieve this in the “Settings”. Open the “Settings” and turn to “Sync and Backup”, then you can select the folders that you are willing to upload automatically.
Save File Automatically
Save File Automatically

Way 3: Save Files to OneDrive from Microsoft Office 365

If you do want to upload files to OneDrive, and you are looking for the most convenient way, then try this. This is the fastest way to upload files if you are just finishing editing them by Microsoft Office 365, because you don’t need to open other web pages. But the limit is that it can only upload one file at a time.

Step 1: Open the file that you want to upload.

Step 2: Click “File” in the left-hand corner of the screen.

Step 3: Import the file to OneDrive by clicking the button “Save” and choosing OneDrive as the location. Then your files will be uploaded from Word to OneDrive.

Choose OneDrive as the Uploading Location
Choose OneDrive as the Uploading Location

Way 4: Transfer Files to OneDrive from OneDrive’s Website

If you want to know more about the products of Microsoft 365 or more functions of OneDrive, you can go by this method. Much information will come into your eyes when you follow the steps.

Step 1: Search the OneDrive Website and open it.

Step 2: Log in to your OneDrive account and then enter its web page.

Step 3: Add file to OneDrive by clicking “Upload” and choose files that you’d like to upload, then click “Open”.

Click the Circled Button to Upload Files
Click the Circled Button to Upload Files


All the above 4 methods can be used to upload files to OneDrive, and you can choose your preferred one. If you choose the first method, the same steps can be also applied to other cloud drives. Once you add the cloud drives on MultCloud, you don’t have to open many websites of different clouds. You can just upload files through MultCloud on one web page.

MultCloud also has more functions like Cloud Sync, Cloud Backup, Cloud Transfer and others which can help you Move the Files from One Cloud to Another Cloud. It is really a multiple clouds controlling helper, and let’s give it a try.

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