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How to Create and Organize Folders in OneDrive


Folders are an easy way to organize your documents and keep similar items together in one location.

Create a Folder

  1. Click the New button.
  2. Select Folder.
  3. Type a unique name for the folder.
  4. Click Create.

Once you've created a folder, you can share it with others. Select a folder, then click the Share button in the toolbar. Set a permission level for the folder, enter the names or email addresses of the people you’d like to share with, and add a message. When you’re done, click Send.

Add Files to a Folder

Now you can begin to add files to your new folder.

  1. Click and drag a file onto a folder.

The file is added to the folder.

Move a File to Another Folder

You can also move a file from one folder to another, even if you can’t see both the file and the folder at the same time.

  1. Select a file.
  2. Click the file’s ellipsis button.
  3. Select Move to.

    The Move Pane opens on the right, listing the folders on your OneDrive.

  4. Select a folder.
  5. Click Move here.
  6. Folders

The file is moved to the selected folder.

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