Save your photos and other stuff to OneDrive

Nokia Lumia: How to save your stuff to OneDrive

You can upload files saved on your phone to OneDrive for easy access from your phone, tablet, or computer.

You need a Microsoft account to connect to OneDrive.

  1. Tap OneDrive iconOneDrive.

Upload a photo

  1. Tap plus icon and the photo you want to upload.

    Tip: To set your phone to automatically upload your future photos or videos to OneDrive, on the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS. Swipe to applications, and tap photos+‎camera > OneDrive.

Save an Office document to OneDrive

  1. Tap Office iconOffice, swipe to places, and tap phone. Then tap and hold the file you want to save, and tap save to... > OneDrive.

    Tip: You can also save a document to OneDrive while working on it. Tap options icon > save as..., and switch Save to to OneDrive. If you change the Save to location, it changes the default location for all files.

When you save your Office documents to OneDrive, you can continue working on the document right where you left it, on any device connected to your Microsoft account.

Save a file or folder back to your phone from OneDrive

  1. In OneDrive, tap and hold the item you want, tap download icon, select where to save it, and tap done icon.