Posts under SkyDrive tag.

Fix: SkyDrive Error Icon In File Explorer For Windows 8.1

Microsoft has integrated SkyDrive deeply into the Windows 8.1 operating system. This allows us to sync files between your system and cloud server. SkyDrive feature comes to the rescue when your system fails and you need to access your important documents urgently. […]

Turn Off and Remove OneDrive Sync Data in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 comes deeply integrated with Microsoft’s own cloud service – SkyDrive or OneDrive. One of the many benefits of signing in to your PC with a Microsoft account is that you can sync settings between any PCs you use that […]

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How to automatically upload Instagram photos to SkyDrive

We have seen how SkyDrive can automatically back up your captured photos and videos to SkyDrive in iOS too. This feature was already available on Windows Phone, but now even your photos and videos captured on iPods, iPhones and iPads […]

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SkyDrive Smart Files in Windows 8.1 & how to Hydrate them

The SkyDrive team recently announced about the SkyDrive Smart files in Windows 8.1. In this post we will see more details about these Smart files of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1. Earlier these were referred to as Placeholder files. Smart Files […]

Remove shaded SkyDrive Pro context menu item

If you have installed Office 2013 on Windows 8, you may have seen  a grayed out SkyDrive Pro context menu item, when you right-click on any file or folder. If you do not use SharePoint, then this context menu item is […]

How to change location of OneDrive folder in Windows 8.1

We have seen that, with Windows 8.1, SkyDrive or OneDrive has been deeply integrated with it. The OneDrive team has been regularly adding features, as its receives its users’ feedback. While the SkyDrive users have welcomed its integration with Windows, one of […]

Edit code files using SkyDrive

If you have been following our earlier posts, you may already be aware that SkyDrive.com now lets you edit many kinds of text files in the browser. SkyDrive.com already offers Office Web Apps, where one can view, edit & collaborate […]

Access your SkyDrive Files Offline in Windows 8.1

Earlier, SkyDrive was available as an app but now with Windows 8.1 update available, the app has become an integral part of Windows. You can now easily view and browse the files you’ve saved to SkyDrive.com. Moreover, you can make those […]

Deep integration of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1

Before the public release of Windows 8.1 , Microsoft had provided a sneak peek of some of the features of Windows 8.1 Preview in the  ‘First look at Windows 8.1’ video. In this video itself, it was indicated that the […]

SkyShellEx lets you sync any folder with OneDrive

One of the feature, SkyDrive users are looking for is the ability to sync any folder on their Windows 8 PC with SkyDrive – now christened OneDrive. This was one feature they missed after Live Mesh was retired. You can […]

Sync SkyDrive with external storage in Windows 8, using Briefcase

You can use Windows Briefcase to sync folders and files between different storage devices. With the Briefcase, you can sync an external storage device such as a USB flash drive with SkyDrive easily. This might be useful if you want to easily access your […]

How to use the, now available, Excel Survey feature on SkyDrive

Earlier we had seen how SkyDrive had introduced the Recycle Bin feature and how Microsoft had then said that the Excel Survey Feature would soon be made available too. And today, Microsoft announced the availability of Excel Surveys on SkyDrive. The Excel survey […]

5 Tips to Improve your SkyDrive Experience

SkyDrive is one of the most popular cloud services that allows storing and sharing of files/folders online. The service gives you more free storage so that you can manage more documents. Users of recent version of SkyDrive must have realized […]