How to install OneDrive on Mac

OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud service. You can access the files via the browser, an app or via a program on the computer. Read here how to download and install the program on a Mac.

Operating system: macOS 10.12 Sierra and later
File Size: 40.2MB
Language: Dutch


To use OneDrive, you need a Microsoft account. Don’t have this yet? Then read the article ‘Create a Microsoft account’.

  • Click the button above Download.
  • A web page of the App Store opens and a little later the App Store itself. Is this not happening? Then click on the webpage View in the Mac App Store.
  • Click on the top right Download icon How to install OneDrive on Mac.
  • The app will be installed. Once that’s done, the ‘Open’ button will appear. Click on this.

Now link an account to the OneDrive program.

  • Type the email address associated with your Microsoft account.
  • click on To register.
  • click on password and type the corresponding password.
  • click on To register.

Now determine where on the Mac you want the OneDrive folder to be located.

  • click on Choose OneDrive folder location.
  • By default, the OneDrive folder is in the user’s root folder. If necessary, change the location of the folder and click Select this location.
  • click on Next one.
  • Click again Next one for the last few steps.
  • click on Extensions.
  • Open the computer’s System Preferences. Click on the white square in front of ‘OneDrive’ and click on the cross.
  • Put a tick in front of Open at login to sync my files automatically and click Open my OneDrive folder.

OneDrive is on the Mac and the files are synced. Getting started with the program.

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