How To Disable OneDrive In Windows 10

OneDrive is a free Microsoft storage service which allows Microsoft account holders to store files in the cloud. There are two versions of this service, Personal OneDrive and OneDrive for Business, both of which cater to different users.

If you are using Windows 10 then you will notice that the OneDrive app automatically starts whenever you turn on your computer. If you don’t use OneDrive then you can unlink this or uninstall it from your computer.

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How To Disable OneDrive In Windows 10

Unlink OneDrive

  • Select the white or blue OneDrive cloud icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.
  • Select More > Settings.
  • On the Account tab, click Unlink this PC and then Unlink account.

Uninstall OneDrive

  • Select the Start button, type Programs in the search box, and then select Add or remove programs in the list of results.
  • Under Apps & features, find and select Microsoft OneDrive, and then select Uninstall. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

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