OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a component of Office 365 which provides a host of communication and collaboration tools including email, online storage, instant messaging and web conferencing.  OneDrive for Business is Dropbox-like online storage which includes the following features:

  • 100 GB online storage
  • Access via web browser, desktop client and/or smartphone apps
  • Upload existing files
  • Create and edit files, e.g. Word and Excel, with the Office Web App via web browser
  • Share documents with anyone within/outside UNA
  • Support multiple machines synchronization, e.g. Android platform, iOS, Windows desktop, Windows phone, Macintosh OS, etc.

OneDrive for Business can be accessed by using:
  • Web browser: Internet Explorer 9 or higher, Edge, Firefox 10 or higher, Safari 5 or higher, Chrome 17 or higher
  • OneDrive for Business client for Windows
  • OneDrive for Business client for Macintosh
  • OneDrive for Business apps for iOS

Instructions for Accessing OneDrive for Business

How to access OneDrive for Business using a web browser
How to install OneDrive for Business in Windows
How to install the OneDrive for Business app

Instructions and Download Link for Mac

Download and install OneDrive for Business for Mac
The OneDrive for Business client for Mac is supported for OS X 10.9.5 and higher.

Points to Note

IMPORTANT: If you sync multiple devices, it is important to keep in mind that if you delete a document from any device, it will be deleted everywhere, including the cloud.

OneDrive for Business limits:

  • Maximum file size = 2 GB for the desktop version and 300 MB for the web version
  • Invalid file types = files with a *.tmp or *.ds_store extension; desktop.ini, thumbs.db, ehthumbs.db; or OneNote files
  • Invalid characters (for file names) = \ /:* ? " < > | # { } % ~ &
    NOTE: # { } % ~ & are valid characters in naming file/folder in MS Windows
  • Acceptable length of file name = up to 128 characters
  • Acceptable length of folder name = up to 256 characters
  • Acceptable length of folder name / file name combinations = up to 260 characters
  • Number of items that can be synced in your OneDrive for Business library (including folders and files) = up to 20,000 items