How to Save File to SkyDrive in Windows 8

In this article we are going to explain how to save a file to SkyDrive in Windows 8.

Introduction

The Metro Start Screen is the best feature of Windows 8 that collects Metro apps and shortcuts for Desktop applications. Metro apps such as Messaging, Mail, Store and SkyDrive. Of all of them, SkyDrive is the best and most usefull app on the Start Screen that allows you to directly save your documents or files in the cloud.

SkyDrive is an online storage place that allows you to store and share documents, photos and important files on the cloud. To access and store a document in SkyDrive you must have a Microsoft email id and password. SkyDrive provides free storage up to 7 GB for documents. If you want to store more than 7 GB of documents then you have to buy space from Microsoft.

How to upload a document to SkyDrive

Step 1

Go to the Start Screen and click on SkyDrive.

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Step 2

In this step enter your email id and password and click on "OK".

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Step 3

Your SkyDrive will be opened. To upload your file right-click and select "Upload".

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Step 4

Select your file that you want to upload and click on "Add to Skydive".

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Step 5

Wait for the file to upload. During the upload process, you will see in the top-right corner. It will take time, depending on the file size. After the upload completes, you will see your document in SkyDrive.

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