How to configure folder protection settings for OneDrive


The OneDrive application for Windows has the ability to automatically back up files located in your documents, pictures, and desktop folders. This setting is not turned on by default but can be turned on following the instructions below. 


  1. Click on the OneDrive icon in the system tray
  2. Click on the settings gear at the top right of the pop-up 
  3. Click on Settings
  4. In the pop-up, click Manage Backup
  5. Slide the toggle next to any of the folders you would like to back up (documents, pictures, desktop)
  6. Click Save Changes
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