Uploading or Creating a New Document in OneDrive

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Last Updated: April 17, 2017

There are a number of ways to create documents and upload them to OneDrive. You can:

Create a New Document Online

  1. Launch OneDrive from the Office 365 Portal
  2. Click New to create a new document. Here you can create a new 
    • Folder - to organize your documents online
    • Word document
    • Excel workbook
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • OneNote notebook
    • Excel survey

Upload a Document from Your Computer

  1. Click Upload in OneDrive and then select a document from your computer
  2. Or click and drag a document on your computer to the OneDrive window

Save a Document to OneDrive from Your MS Office Application on Your Computer

Depending on the configuration of the machine, those who have a current Microsoft Office license can save documents directly from the Microsoft Office application (Mac users can view Saving to Your Stony Brook OneDrive on a Mac).

  1. Open the document in Word, Excel or PowerPoint on your computer, click on File > Save As
  2. Choose OneDrive - Stony Brook University to save a document to your University OneDrive account


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