If you frequently see error code 0x80049d61 in OneDrive whenever you try to launch the OneDrive in Windows 11/10, then this post may be able to help you.
Fix OneDrive error 0x80049d61
In this tutorial, we will discuss four solutions that can help to resolve the OneDrive error 0x80049d61.
- Check if you are using the correct credentials
- Reset OneDrive app
- Delete the OneDrive key on the registry
- Uninstall and reinstall OneDrive
- Use the OneDrive desktop app or go to Onedrive.com.
Let us see the method in detail.
1] Check if you are using the correct credentials
Try to sign in to your official OneDrive account on a web browser and see what happens. If you find it challenging to log into your account, you might be using an incorrect password or user ID.
If you have this problem, the solution is to click the Forget your password link to reset the credentials.
2] Fix error 0x80049d61 by resetting OneDrive app
Most of the time, the error code will pop up because of the stored cache on the OneDrive app. If this is the problem, you must reset OneDrive. Please follow the steps below.
Launch Command Prompt as an administrator.
When the Command Prompt is launch, copy and paste the following:
Then press Enter to see if the process will reset the OneDrive.
Alternatively, you could also try this command:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset
After resetting the OneDrive app, close the Command Prompt, then restart the computer to see if it work.
You could also use the Repair/Reset options in Settings to reset the OneDrive UWP app.
3] Delete the OneDrive key on the registry
The OneDrive key inside the registry may be corrupt and result in error codes such as 0x80049d61. To solve this issue, open the Registry Editor and delete the OneDrive folder. Please follow the steps below to do the following.
Open the Run dialog by pressing the WinKey+R.
Then type Regedit in the text field, and press the enter key on the keyboard.
When the Registry Editor is launch, input the path below.
Right-Click on the OneDrive folder and hit the delete key on the keyboard.
This process only removes OneDrive configuration, the data will be fine.
Reboot your PC, then delete any leftover files.
4] Uninstall and reinstall OneDrive
If you still have an issue with this error after trying to delete the OneDrive key. The application may be corrupted itself, and the only solution is to completely uninstall OneDrive. To do this task, follow the steps below.
- Right-click the Windows icon and select Apps and features.
- On the screen that appears, locate OneDrive on the right panel.
- Click OneDrive and click the uninstall button.
- If there is any confirmation window prompts, click Uninstall again.
- After the app is uninstalled, reboot the PC.
To reinstall the OneDrive, you have to visit the Microsoft Store. Once the installation is completed, click the Launch button. You can also go to the Microsoft website to download and install the latest version of OneDrive.
5] Use the OneDrive desktop app or go to Onedrive.com
If you see error code 0x80049d61 when launching the OneDrive store app, then as a temporary workaround, you may use the OneDrive desktop app or go to onedrive.com.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to fix OneDrive error 0x80049d61 in Windows 11/10.