OneDrive PC folder backup

PC folder backup automatically syncs your Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders on your Windows PC to your OneDrive cloud storage. Your files and folders stay protected and are available from any device.

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Effortless backup

Effortlessly back up your files to the cloud. Set up PC folder backup and OneDrive will automatically back up and sync all the files in your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders.

Access your PC files without your PC

Your backed-up PC folders are available online and in the OneDrive mobile app for you to view or edit files on the go.

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Undo changes with version history

Easily view and restore previous versions of your OneDrive files from up to 30 days in the past.

Protect files from ransomware attacks

With a Microsoft 365 subscription, OneDrive will detect ransomware attacks and help restore your files up to 30 days after the attack.

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Get the most out of OneDrive with Microsoft 365

Upgrade to Microsoft 365 and get 1 TB of OneDrive storage, the latest Office apps, and unlimited access to features such as Personal Vault and ransomware detection and recovery.