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Instructions

Windows

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6 Steps

  1. Click the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the Windows taskbar notification area.  Note: You might need to select the Show hidden icons arrow  next to the notification area to see the OneDrive icon.
  2. Click Help & Settings  and then Settings.
  3. Click the Account tab. Look for the folder that you want to stop syncing and click Stop sync. Then click OK.
  4. If prompted to confirm, click Stop sync.
  5. A message appears indicating that OneDrive is updating files. When complete, the message will change to OneDrive is up to date.
  6. When the update is complete, you will still be able to access your locally-available files, as described above under "Access Your Files with Microsoft OneDrive."   These files are safe to remove. Before deleting them, however, it is best to wait until OneDrive completes the update process. 

Mac

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6 Steps

  1. Click the OneDrive cloud icon in the Mac taskbar notification area.
  2. Click Help & Settings  and then click Preferences.
  3. Click the Account tab. Then look for the folder that you want to stop syncing and click Stop sync. Then click OK.
  4. If prompted to confirm, click Stop syncing.
  5. A message appears indicating that OneDrive is updating files. When complete, the message will change to OneDrive is up to date.
  6. When the update is complete, you will still be able to access your locally-available files, as described above under "Access Your S: Drive Files with Microsoft OneDrive."     These files are safe to remove. Before deleting them, however, it is best to wait until OneDrive completes the update process.