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How to install OneDrive for Business on iPad/iPhone

How to install OneDrive for Business on iPad/iPhone Open the App Store icon and search for OneDrive for Business. Tap Install. (If you have previously installed the app and removed it, you will see the downward arrow as shown below - tap on it.) Once install has completed, tap Open. Enter your Deakin email address and password. Type your...

How to install OneDrive for Business on a Windows tablet

How to install OneDrive for Business on a Windows tablet Open the Windows App Store. Search for OneDrive for Business. Tap Install. Open Onedrive and tap Sign In. Type your username in the following format: Staff - firstname.lastname@deakin.edu.au Student - username@deakin.edu.au Enter your password and tap OK. You are now able to view t...

Email message too large - error message received

Email message too large - error message received The instructions below should be used if you receive the following error message when trying to send an email with a large attachment: 'The file you're attaching is bigger than the server allows. Try putting the file in a shared location and sending a link instead.' Ideally, you should sto...

Why can't I upload my file to OneDrive?

Why can't I upload my file to OneDrive? You may be attempting to upload a restricted file type. Certain types of files are restricted from being uploaded to OneDrive for security reasons. i.e. ".exe" or ".cmd"   Please see the full list on the Microsoft website.

How do I edit a document using Office 365 on a Windows tablet?

How do I edit a document using Office 365 on a Windows tablet? Connect to your Deakin OneDrive. Open OneDrive. Tap the document you wish to edit. The document will automatically open in the relevant Office 2013 application (Word, Excel etc). If you don't have a licensed version of Office 2013 installed, Office 365 will open in a web brow...

How do I change my sync location in OneDrive for Business?

How do I change my sync location in OneDrive for Business? By default, OneDrive syncs your document library in a folder under your Windows 'User' folder: C:\Users\username. You can change the default path for the document libraries you sync to your computer, provided you are not in the process of syncing your document libraries. If you a...

How to access OneDrive from a web browser

How to access OneDrive from a web browser Open a Web browser and go to Office 365 (www.deakin.edu.au/office365). You'll be prompted with Deakin's Single Sign On screen. Enter your Deakin Username and Password, then click Sign on. Your Office 365 page will open with OneDrive by default. If you have trouble accessing OneDrive, contact the ...

How to sync your Office 365(OneDrive) files to a Windows PC

How to sync your Office 365(OneDrive) files to a Windows PC This article assumes you already have OneDrive installed on your PC. OneDrive is part of the Office 2013 suite, Deakin Students and Staff can be download it for free - please see this help article. Login to Deakin's Office 365 and open OneDrive. Click on Sync in the toolbar. Cli...

Restoring files from your OneDrive recycle bin

Restoring files from your OneDrive recycle bin How does the OneDrive Recycle Bin work? The OneDrive Recycle Bin allows you to: Restore and recover files; Delete files Increase the amount of storage space available. For information on how to access these features, refer to the Empty the Recycle Bin or restore your files guide on the Micro...

How to set up OneDrive on a Windows 8 Phone

How to set up OneDrive on a Windows 8 Phone Note: you need to have access to Wi-Fi on your phone to set up your Office 365 account. Refer to the instructions for connecting to Wi-Fi at Deakin (Eduroam).  Tap on the Home button on your Windows phone and scroll down to find the Office icon. Tap on the folder icon. Tap Import links instead,...

How do I pause or resume syncing on a OneDrive for Business folder?

How do I pause or resume syncing on a OneDrive for Business folder? To pause syncing, right click the OneDrive icon in the Windows notification area, then click Pause syncing. A pause icon will appear over the OneDrive icon:  This pauses syncing for all libraries you have synced to your computer. It does not disconnect them. To resume sy...

How do I stop a library syncing with OneDrive for Business?

How do I stop a library syncing with OneDrive for Business? If you've synced your OneDrive library or site libraries to folders on your computer, you can stop syncing these folders at any time. To stop syncing your files: Right click the OneDrive icon in the Windows notification area, then click Stop syncing a folder. Select the folder y...

Why do I get an "Invalid Characters" error when I sync files to OneDrive?

Why do I get an "Invalid Characters" error message when I sync files to OneDrive? Some characters are not supported in OneDrive for Business. If a file or folder you're trying to upload to OneDrive for Business contains any of these characters, you will receive an error message. The use of the following characters in a file name is not s...