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Add a Personal OneDrive account

How to configure OneDrive to work with both a University OneDrive for Business and a Personal OneDrive account, so you can get to both your work and personal files. (Windows)

Set up OneDrive to work with your other Microsoft user account(s)

  1. Right-click the grey OneDrive cloud icon in your taskbar (bottom right) and choose Settings from the menu
  2. Click the Add a personal account button...
    AddPersonalAccountDialog

  3. On the Welcome to OneDrive window, click Sign in to continue:
    PersonalAccountLogInScreen

  4. Sign in with your Personal Microsoft account:
    Personal sign in

  5. The OneDrive set-up wizard will now start. You will see the This is your OneDrive folder screen, where you can change the location of your personal 'OneDrive - Personal' folder, or click Next to continue:
    ThisIsYourOneDrivePersonal

  6. You can choose which of your cloud-based files to sync with this machine:
    PersonalFileSync

  7. Your Personal account set-up is now complete, and your 'OneDrive - Personal' folder (i.e. your 15Gb personal Microsoft account filespace) is now ready:
    onedrivePersonalReady

  8. When you click the Open my OneDrive folder button, you will see both your University of Cambridge and Personal OneDrive folders listed under Favourites in the File Explorer window...
    twoOneDrivesinWinFileViewer