How to remotely fetch any file on your PC using OneDrive in Windows 10

How to remotely fetch any file on your PC using OneDrive in Windows 10

Did you know that you can now easily get access to all the files on your PC no matter where you are in the world? OneDrive in Windows 10 makes that possible, and it’s a breeze to set up.

After you’ve gone through the initial OneDrive set up process in Windows 10, all you need to do enable file fetching is the following:

Step 1: Right-click on the OneDrive icon on your taskbar (the icon may be hidden so click the ‘Show hidden icons’ arrow to access it. Then click ‘Settings’

How to remotely fetch any file on your PC using OneDrive in Windows 10

Step 2: Under the ‘Settings’ tab on the pop-up Windows, and under ‘General’, tick the checkbox that says ‘Let me use OneDrive to fetch any of my files on this PC’. Then click Ok.

Step 3: You now need to restart OneDrive. To do so, once again, right-click the OneDrive icon in the taskbar, then click ‘Exit’. Now click the Start button on the taskbar, and type ‘MicrosoftOneDrive’ then hit enter.

There you have it, you can now access any file on your PC via the OneDrive.com website. You should find you PC listed under PCs in the OneDrive.com sidebar. Note that you may be asked to enter a security code for safety purposes, particularly when trying to access you PC’s files from public computers or when in other countries.

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