Do you get the OneDrive is full notification although there’s plenty of free space? If so, you’re in the right place. In this post, we will offer some suggestions you can try to resolve this anomaly.
OneDrive is Full
If you’re faced with this issue, you can try the following suggestions and see if that helps to resolve the issue. Before you begin, you might want to see if there are any other files you can remove from OneDrive.
- Run OneDrive Troubleshooter
- Unlink and re-link OneDrive account
- Use the web version of OneDrive
- Ensure the partition OneDrive is on has enough space
- Reset OneDrive
- Reinstall OneDrive
Let’s take a look at the description of the process involved concerning each of the listed solutions.
1] Run OneDrive Troubleshooter
In this solution, you’re required to download and run the OneDrive Troubleshooter and see if the OneDrive is full notification error will be resolved.
2] Unlink and re-link OneDrive account
Do the following:
- Right-click on the OneDrive icon (if not present, click the chevron to see hidden icons) in the notification area/system tray and select Settings from the menu.
- Select the Account tab.
- Click on the Unlink this PC button.
- Next, sign in with your credentials.
- Select the location of the OneDrive folder.
3] Use the web version of OneDrive
You can log in with your Microsoft account and use the browser version of OneDrive instead of the desktop client. You are most likely to not have any issues.
4] Ensure the partition OneDrive is on has enough space
Right-click on the C drive or whichever partition you have OneDrive on. Select Properties and examine the space available. If you’re running low on storage space, you can move OneDrive to another partition. Here’s how:
- In the Notification area on the extreme right of the Taskbar, right-click on the OneDrive icon and select Settings.
- Under the Account tab, click on the Unlink this PC button.
- Log in with your credentials.
- Select another location for the local OneDrive folder and the files you want to sync. If there’s a lot of files, the sync might take some time depending on their size and your bandwidth.
If the issue persists, try the next suggestion.
5] Reset OneDrive
You can try resetting OneDrive and see if that helps to resolve the issue at hand.
6] Reinstall OneDrive
Reinstalling OneDrive should be the last resort. You don’t need to download OneDrive again as its setup files are always stored on your system.
To reinstall OneDrive in Windows 10, do the following:
- Press the Windows key + I to open Settings.
- Select Apps.
- Select Apps & features in the left pane.
- In the right pane, scroll to locate and click OneDrive.
- Select Uninstall.
- Now, navigate to the directory path below. Where the
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- to run the installer.
Once the installation completes, check to see if the error notification reappears.
Hope something helps!