OneDrive – Deleting Groups
Description: OneDrive Group “owners” have the ability to delete a group.  By default, the user that created a group is its owner.  The group owner has the option to assign other users as owners. If you delete a group, the group and its associated data are NOT recoverable. How To Delete A Group Connect to https://office.unc.edu […]
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OneDrive for Groups – Public Versus Private
Description: How To See If Your Group Is Public Or Private Navigate to the OneDrive Group you wish to verify.  In the line just below the name of the group, it will say wither Private Group or Public Group. Circled in red in the example below: How To Convert An Existing Group To Public Or Private […]
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OneDrive – Prohibited Characters for File and Folder Names
Description: The following characters are not permitted in the names of files or folders in OneDrive. ” # % * : < > ? / \ |
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OneDrive – How to Use the Recycle Bin to Restore Files From a Browser
Description: Recycle Bin Open the Recycle Bin to view/restore files or folders you have previously deleted. Select the Recycle Bin link (circled in red below): Here is the Recycle Bin view: Right Click on a file or folder.  You get the option to Delete, Restore or get Details. If you choose to Delete, you will be […]
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OneDrive – How to Use the Version History to View/Restore/Delete File Versions From a Web Browser
Description: Version History (Includes the ability to restore older versions) You can view and take actions on the version history of files.  (This feature is NOT available for folders) Right click the appropriate file and select the Version History option. Previous versions of the file are represented: Hover over and click the down arrow for any […]
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OneDrive – How to Copy a File or Folder From a Web Browser
Description: Copying a File or Folder Within OneDrive To copy a file or folder, right click the object and select Copy To.  A new view will be added in the right side of the browser window.  Use this view to navigate to the destination. Note: that you can copy within your Individual OneDrive space or to […]
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OneDrive – How to Move a File or Folder From a Web Browser
Description: Moving a File or Folder Within OneDrive To move a file or folder, right click the object and select Move To.  A new view will be added in the right side of the browser window.  Use this view to navigate to the new destination and then select the “Move Here” button.
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OneDrive – How to Download a File or Folder From a Web Browser
Description: Downloading a File or Folder To download a file or folder, right click the object and select the Download option. The object will be downloaded as configured by your browser. When you download a folder, it will be downloaded as a zip file. Note: You cannot currently download multiple files or folders. They must be […]
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OneDrive – How to Upload a File and Folder From a Web Browser
Description: Uploading a File or Folder To upload a file or folder, make sure that none of the radio boxes of existing files or folders is selected.  Select the Upload menu selection.  You will be presented with an explorer view to select files to upload.  Alternative method – You can drag and drop files from you […]
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OneDrive – Share Function
Description: Viewing Sharing of a File or Folder To view or modify sharing for a file or folder, select the radio button for the object and then select the “Share” icon. A new pop up window appears: Select “Shared with” (circled in the screenshot above) to change the view: Note that the user Caison, Brent has […]
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