How to Add Files to SkyDrive in Windows 8

Introduction

 
To create the user friendly features and to load the various kinds of apps Windows 8 provides the feature for doing this. SkyDrive is a builtin app which is a cloud file sharing service provided by Microsoft and is included in Windows 8. Using SkyDrive we can share apps, PCs, Devices and files which is a very important task. In this article we will learn how to add files and images to SkyDrive in Windows 8.
 
Note
 
To use or access SkyDrive we must have a Windows Live ID account in Windows 8.
 

How to add files to SkyDrive in Windows 8

 
Step 1
 
First of all we have to move the cursor on bottom-right of the window screen and click the Start icon of Windows 8.
 
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Step 2
 
On performing this action the Windows 8 Metro UI screen will appear.
 
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Step 3
 
Then from this Windows 8 Metro UI screen we have to select the tile with the cloud image, which is the tile to access SkyDrive in Windows 8.
 
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Step 4
 
When you click on the tile of SkyDrive then the home page of SkyDrive will appear on your screen.
 
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As you can see we have three folders on it hence select any folder from the home page of SkyDrive.
 
Step 5
 
If we want to add an image to the picture folder then we have to click on the Picture folder option from these three options.
 
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Step 6
 
On performing this action, a new interface will appear on your screen as shown in the following image.
 
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Step 7
 
When clicking anywhere on the screen a small toolbar will appear on your screen as shown in the following image.
 
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Step 8
 
Just click on the Add button in this toolbar to add files or images to SkyDrive.
 
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Step 9
 
When you click on the add button then the "Files" window will appear on your screen as shown in the following image.
 
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Step 10
 
Now to add an image just select the image you want to add.
 
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Step 11
 
After selecting the image click on the Add to SkyDrive button which is located at bottom-right of the screen.
 
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Step 12
 
Finally on performing this action the selected file or picture will be added to your SkyDrive account.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about How to Add Files to SkyDrive in Windows 8.