Personal OneDrive Setup

Modified on: Wed, Jan 2, 2019 2:03 PM

A personal OneDrive account should only be used to store personal files. Use your Forsyth Tech OneDrive for Business account to store Forsyth Tech documents and files.

Create a personal OneDrive account

1. Go to and select Sign up for free.

Sign up for free

2. Select Create a Microsoft account.

Create Microsoft Account

3. Type your personal email address and the password you want to use, and select Next.

NOTE: Do not use for Forsyth Tech email address.

Or select Use a phone number instead, enter your phone number, and select Next.

If you use a phone number, you’ll receive a code on your phone. Enter the code, and then select Next.

Setup Office to save files to personal OneDrive

1. Open Microsoft Word.

2. Create a new blank document.

3. Select File > Save As.

4. Select Add a Place

Add a Place

5. Select OneDrive

6. Enter your personal OneDrive account email and password.

7. You will now have a OneDrive - Personal area to save your personal documents to.

personal onedrive section

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