Restore files from OneDrive on a PC

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This article is intended for students and employees to help you restore your backup files that you saved to OneDrive.

Restore Files from OneDrive

Open the OpenDrive folder where you have your files backed up. Next Open File Explorer window and size these two windows next to each other. OneDrive does not allow you to drag folders from OneDrive to a File Explorer window, you can only drag individual files.


Drag and Drop Files

  1. Open the folder in OneDrive that you want to copy
  2. Use the checkmark at the top to select all
  3. Open the folder on your new computer that you want to copy to
  4. Drag the files from OneDrive to the opened folder on your new computer


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