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Uploading Documents

You can upload documents to your OneDrive for Business or SharePoint documents library using any of these methods. With OneDrive for Business or your SharePoint documents library open in your internet browser:

  • Drag and drop a file from your computer into the browser window. [see screenshot]
  • Click Upload > Files or Folder > click on the file or folder you want to upload > Open. [see screenshot]

Sync your folders

Sync your folders to your computer so that you can navigate to them using your File Explorer on PC or Finder on a Mac. When you save files in the folder they will sync with your OneDrive for Business across all devices and online.


  • 20,000 item limit (e.g., folders, files)
  • 10 GB limit per file
  • File names can have up to 256 characters.
  • Folder names can have up to 250 characters.
  • Folder name and file name combinations can have up to 250 characters.
  • Can’t contain these characters: \ / : * ? " < > | # { } % ~ &
  • Invalid file types: .ashx, .asmx, .json, .soap, .svc, .xamlx

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