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How to Move OneDrive Folder in Windows 10 [Tutorial]

OneDrive is an excellent app regarding cloud storage thanks to its security, robustness, and accessibility from anywhere.

The default folder is found on the C drive of our computer, sometimes you backup or save to many files on your C drive and this slow down your computer performance.

Today we will see how to move OneDrive folder from the C drive to another drive without any problem and preserving all our files.

Step #1: Unlink OneDrive Account

First, look at the OneDrive icon located in the notification area, then right-click on it and select Settings

The following window will open. There you must click on Unlink this PC to sign out from your OneDrive account

Note: Do this to sign out your current account with OneDrive but if you dont have any account linked on your computer, skip this step.

Now, go to the path where locates the OneDrive folder: C:\Users\user

Note: If you can’t see your OneDrive folder in that path, enable hidden files in View > Hidden Items

Step #2: Move OneDrive Folder

Select your OneDrive folder in the File Explorer, now at the top menu, click on Move to > Choose Location

In the window that opens, select your new OneDrive folder location and finally click on Move. You need to wait some minutes if you have multiple files.

Step #3: Link OneDrive Account

Once the folder has been moved open OneDrive, double-click on the icon in the notification area.

There, enter your email address and password, then click on Change Location

Now you need to select the folder where you move OneDrive. A warning appears about files already existing on that location (certainly), click on Use this location

Once your new folder location is ready, you can click on Next to apply the changes.

As you can see, it’s easy to change the OneDrive Folder Location in Windows 10.

Leave a comment below if you have any question about this tutorial.

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