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 onedrive.com 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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