Teams Tip 7: How to access and manage OneDrive documents within Teams


Microsoft Teams is the hub for collaboration in Office 365. Teams provides a seemless integration with many of the Office 365 workloads. One of those integrations is OneDrive for Business.

In this series of quick tips we continue to spotlight a few easy ways to help you get more productive with Teams. Some of these may be new to you, while others may offer a helpful reminder of options you forgot were there.

OneDrive for Business is your personal storage for documents in Office 365. Quite often users may be working within OneDrive, but then need to share and transfer the document to a Team.

Conveniently, Teams lets you view all your OneDrive for Business documents without ever leaving Teams.

To access your OneDrive for Business documents from Microsoft Teams:

  • Click on Files on the left bar in Microsoft Teams, then click on OneDrive (under Cloud storage)
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All your documents that are stored in OneDrive for Business will be also be displayed here in Teams.

From here you can copy or move documents, and manage your files as needed – all within Teams.

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