You can do the following in OneDrive

  • Open and edit files and folders that you store in OneDrive. Content that is stored in OneDrive is specific to you. Other users cannot access your content unless you choose to share it.

  • Upload and download files between your local computer and OneDrive. Any changes that you make to your files and folders in OneDrive during a streaming session are automatically backed up and synchronized. They are available to you when you sign in to your OneDrive account and access OneDrive outside of your streaming session.

  • When you are working in an application, you can access your files and folders that are stored in OneDrive. Choose File, Open from the application interface and browse to the file or folder that you want to open. To save your changes in a file to OneDrive, choose File, Save from the application and browse to the location in OneDrive where you want to save the file.

  • You can also access OneDrive by choosing My Files from the top left of the AppStream toolbar.


Add your OneDrive account to AppStream


To access your OneDrive, you must first add your OneDrive account to AppStream.


  1. In the top left of the AppStream 2.0 toolbar, choose the My Files icon.

  2. In the My Files dialog box, choose Add Storage.

    Add Storage screen

  3. Choose OneDrive.

    OneDrive screen

  4. Under Login accounts, choose @ewu.edu for your EWU OneDrive account.

    @ewu.edu screen

  5. The Permissions requested dialog box displays. Sign in with your netID and password, if requested. Then click Accept.

    Permissions requested screen

  6. After your OneDrive account is added to AppStream, your OneDrive folder displays in My Files.

    OneDrive folder in My Files

  7. To work with your files and folders in OneDrive, choose the OneDrive folder and browse to the file or folder you want. If you do not want to work with files in OneDrive during this streaming session, close the My Files dialog box.


To upload and download files between your local computer and your OneDrive

  1. In the top left of the AppStream toolbar, choose the My Files icon.
     
  2. In the My Files dialog box, choose OneDrive.
     
  3. Navigate to an existing folder, or choose Add Folder to create a new folder.
     
  4. When the folder that you want displays, do one of the following:
    • To upload a file to the folder, select the file that you want to upload, and choose Upload.
       
    • To download a file from the folder, select the file that you want to download, choose the down arrow to the right of the file name, and choose Download.

      Download files interface


To open a file(s) located in One Drive from within an application

Often times you will want to open a file located on One Drive from within an application you are using on Virtual Labs.  The following are general steps using Microsoft Word to illustrate this process.  Note: Every application is different but the process is very similar.


  1. From within Microsoft Word go to File > Open > Browse

    Browse to a file on One Drive

  2. Browse to This PC > One Drive and select the appropriate drive to where your file(s) is located.

    Navigate OneDrive