How to set up OneDrive

Your Taylor University Microsoft 365 account includes 5 terabytes of storage on OneDrive, a cloud file synchronization service. This storage can be used for individual storage needs, sharing files, and collaboration within Microsoft 365.

Please follow this guide to set up your OneDrive account on your PC or Mac.


  1. In a web browser, go to and click Download
  2. Run the downloaded installer by double-clicking it. 
  3. Proceed through the installer. (On macOS: when prompted, choose to install for all users, and enter your computer password.)

Logging Into OneDrive

  1. Click the Start button and search for OneDrive. Run the program. (On macOS: open OneDrive from your Applications folder. You can also find it by clicking the search button in the top right of your screen. 
  2. Enter your Taylor email address, and click Sign in
  3. On the next screen, click Next to proceed. (If you want, you can change the default location for synced files by clicking Change location.) 
  4. Proceed through the rest of the setup, then click Open OneDrive Folder at the end. 
  5. Your OneDrive is set up. Any files in this folder will be backed up to your OneDrive.