Having OneDrive automatically sync files

Knox 26 Reputation points

I recently switched from Dropbox to OneDrive and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to make OneDrive automatically sync all files, all the time.

With Dropbox it was easy. You don't have to do anything. A file gets updated on one computer or from the web and it syncs it everywhere else automatically.

With OneDrive I make changes to a file on another computer earlier in the day, and then in the evening when I get home it still hasn't updated and I don't even see any options to force it to sync the files.

Surely there's an easy way to make this happen.

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OneDrive: A Microsoft file hosting and synchronization service.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Emi Zhang-MSFT 20,106 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Knox ,
    Refer to these support articles about Sync OneDrive:



    This support article is about how to fix OneDrive sync problems:


    Hope it's helpful.

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  2. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP

    Make sure the parent folder is selected here.


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