Save File Directly in SkyDrive

Forgot to bring your external back-up device? how about saving it online?

Windows Live SkyDrive is a File Hosting Service that allows you to store 25GB of free Personal Storage, with individual files limited to 50 MB.  It has a capability to keep files in private, share with your contacts, or make files in public.  You just need to have a a Windows Live ID to control access to user’s files.

Microsoft Office Makes it great by allowing you to save your file directly to your SkyDrive without opening a web browser.

To save your file in your SkyDrive:

    1. Click the "File" Tab,

    2. Select "Save & Send",

    3. Look for the command "Save to Web",


4. Sign-in using your live mail or Hotmail account,


5. And it will show you your Windows Live SkyDrive folders,


You can create your own folder by clicking “New” shown in the figure below.


This will prompt you to a web browser. Make sure to sign-in to your live ID account.

You can make your folder, change the option you want to share it with {Everyone, My friends and their friends, Friends, Some friends,Me}


Then Click “Next” if your finished.

The next step is to click the refresh button to see your updated folder list


6. Finally, save your work.


About johnerwinmagno

I'm a part time instructor at Informatics International College Diliman. Teaching Computer Applications such as MS Office Suites and Computer Aided Design (CAD). View all posts by johnerwinmagno

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