OneDrive

Can I store my .pst files in OneDrive for Business?

This is not recommended. If the .pst file is less than 10GB and not connected to your mailbox, then you can store the file in OneDrive for Business for archival purposes. Keeping a regularly used .pst on OneDrive increases the chances for corruption.

How do I move my personal or departmental files to OneDrive or SharePoint?

If you're looking to migrate personal or departmental data/files from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, Network Share/s to your OneDrive, SharePoint Site or Group there are 3 basic ways to move your data:

  1. Drag and drop to OneDrive in your browser
  2. Open in explorer view (Windows only) and drag and drop into your OneDrive folder
  3. OneDrive Sync

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How do I open a SharePoint or OneDrive for Business document from within Word 2013?

  1. Within Word 2013 click on "FILE" and "Open"
  2. If you don't see "SharePoint" or "OneDrive" listed in your places click "Add a Place"
  3. Click either "Office 365 SharePoint" or "OneDrive" depending on the location of the desired file
  4. If prompted to "Add a service" enter the username you use to log in to SharePoint then click "Next" and enter the password you use to log in to SharePoint, making sure "Keep me signed in" is checked on
  5. In the column listing locations click on "Sites - Harvard University"
  6. If you don't...
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What happens to my shared OneDrive files when I leave Harvard?

Your OneDrive files, including your shared OneDrive documents, will be deleted 123 days from the date your affiliation with the University ends. Once your affiliation with Harvard ends, you will no longer have access to your files.  Any shared documents in your OneDrive will be available to those you have shared with for 30 days. After that point, documents are recoverable by an administrator for an additional 93 days. Prior to your departure from the University, you should coordinate with your manager and ...

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