How to Unlink Your OneDrive in Windows 10

  How to Unlink Your OneDrive in Windows 10

Many OneDrive users link their OneDrive account to the desktop client in Windows 10. The desktop client offers the convenience of working in a local station while not missing out on the power of cloud. For some reasons, if you would like to unlike your OneDrive account from Windows 10, the following are the steps to follow. Please keep in mind that unlinking OneDrive from Windows 10 will not delete your data. You would need to access OneDrive via browser to access your files.

  • Step 1: Click on the OneDrive Icon

Locate the OneDrive icon in the extreme right of your Windows 10 taskbar and click on it.

OneDrive Icon

  • Step 2: Click on the Help and Settings Icon

In the OneDrive window, click on the Help & Settings tab.

Help and Settings

  • Step 3: Expand for More Options

Once you click on the Help & Settings tab, more options will appear. Locate the Settings option here and click on it.

  • Step 4:  Click on Account Tab

Click on the Account tab. Then, locate the Unlink this PC link and click on it. It will unlink the OneDrive account from the PC or laptop. Just click on the Add an Account tab if you need to add another OneDrive account.


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