One Drive in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 offers substantial storage improvements over the cloud, most notably One Drive. One Drive is the new document repository for Microsoft's collaboration platform. One Drive is a critical addition to SharePoint 2013. This article provides a high-level overview of managing content in One Drive for Business and on your Sites page.

Step 1:

  • Login into Office 365
  • Click One Drive.

One Drive 

Step 2: Click New Document. The list of options available is:
  • Word Document
  • Excel Document
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Excel Survey


Step 3: Create a New Document and specify the name.

Create a New Document

Step 4: Secify the kind of content in Word Document created.

Word Document created

Step 5: Click Share.


OneDrive Document

shared oneDriveSample

Please note that documents in One Drive can be shared for viewing only and editing as well. Similarly you intimate them through the email.
Step 6: Since the document is shared with me, it's is listed under One Drive for Business Documents.

Business Documents

Step 7: So, let me go and edit the document online. To make some changes, I'm going to remove a few lines and save it.

edit the document


Step 8: The content of the Document after the changes:
content of Document after changes 

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