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Managing Files in OneDrive

After you upload files to OneDrive, you can rename and delete the files to keep your OneDrive library organized.

Renaming a File or Folder

To rename a file or folder in OneDrive, do the following:

  1. Go to office365.illinoisstate.edu.
  2. Log in to Office 365 with your Illinois State email address and password.
  3. Click Office 365.
  4. Click OneDrive.
  5. Move your mouse over the file or folder you want to rename.
  6. Click the check mark to the left of the file or folder you want to rename.
  7. Click Rename.
  8. In the Rename text box, enter the name for the file or folder.
  9. Click Save.

The file or folder will be renamed.

Deleting Files or Folders

To delete a file or folder in OneDrive, do the following:

  1. Go to office365.illinoisstate.edu.
  2. Log in to Office 365 with your Illinois State email address and password.
  3. Click Office 365.
  4. Click OneDrive.
  5. Move your mouse over the file or folder you want to delete.
  6. Right click on the file.
  7. Click Delete. A dialogue box will appear and ask, “Are you sure you want to send the item(s) to the site Recycle Bin?
  8. Click Delete.

The file or folder will be deleted. Deleted files remain in the Recycle Bin in OneDrive for 30 days.

How to Get Help

For technical assistance, you may contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357, or by email at SupportCenter@IllinoisState.edu.

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