• Active WPI Account
  • Internet Access

Back Up Files to OneDrive Application

The OneDrive Application must be installed and configured to your account to complete the backup to the Application.

  • Locate the OneDrive icon and click on it to Open it
  • Click the "More" option
  • Select "Manage Backup"
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to backup your files

Copy Files to OneDrive Online

Prepare OneDrive

  1. Open OneDrive Online
  2. Login with your WPI Credentials
  3. Create a folder structure you'd like to move your files into

Copy Files

  1. Open File Explorer
  2. Navigate to the folder that has locally saved documents
    • Select "This PC" for the most common folders
  3. Click and hold the folder - drag it into your OneDrive folder
  4. Repeat for all locally saved folders

Common Folders

IT recommends verifying the following folders are checked and copied:

  • Desktop
  • Documents
  • Downloads
  • Photos


Default Browser

Oddly enough, DON'T USE EDGE! IT recommends setting Chrome or Firefox as your default browser prior to starting the backup.