Here’s a case where working through an issue in my day-to-day work makes for a great tech tip. I was attempting to share some OneDrive files with a fellow writer and she was having an issue accessing them. After some failed attempts at troubleshooting, I asked what kind of computer she was using. Guess what? She was using a Mac.

OneDrive is completely integrated into Windows 10, but to use it optimally on a Mac, you’ll need to install the OneDrive app. Fortunately, the app is free and available from the Mac app store. Here’s how to get it:

Clip the App Store icon on your Mac.

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Search for OneDrive and then click on the result.

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Click Get. (If you haven’t set up your Apple ID yet, you’ll need to follow the easy steps to register.)

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Then Install App. Once installed, open the app.

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Sign in with your Microsoft account.

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Choose where you want to put your OneDrive folder.

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Just click where you want to put it and click on Choose this location.

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Now, choose the files to sync. Synced files will be saved both on your Mac and in the cloud on OneDrive.

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From now on, when you open Finder, you’ll see OneDrive there like any other file.

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