What is this service?

Microsoft OneDrive for Business is a cloud based file storage and collaboration application that is offered as one of Office 365's services.

Why is it useful?

OneDrive when used with the OneDrive Client can sync files stored on your computer within the OneDrive folder automatically to OneDrive's cloud storage, making the files securely backed up and available from anywhere with an internet connection. OneDrive Groups, a collaboration space for a group of people, provides a single location to share files, messages, and other information.

How do I access this service?

To access OneDrive for Business, visit to, log in with your StFX email address and password, and then click the "OneDrive" square tile.

Who can access this service?

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff
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With OneDrive, you can sync files between your computer and the cloud, so you can get to your files from anywhere. You can work with your synced files directly in File Explorer and access your files even when you’re offline. Whenever you’re online, any changes that you or others make will sync automatically.
OneDrive for Business has settings for versioning which allows you to track and manage items as they progress. When versioning is turned on, older versions of items are kept when revisions are made.
Use OneDrive to share share photos, Microsoft Office documents, other files, and entire folders with people.


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