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Add Files From OneDrive

This information applies only to the Ultra Course View.

What is OneDrive?

Microsoft OneDrive is a free storage platform for your files and photos. Because the platform is cloud-based, you can access your files from multiple devices.

If you have an internet connection, you have OneDrive—regardless of where you're located and what device you use.

If you're new to Microsoft Live, you can sign up for an account within Blackboard Learn.

Connect with OneDrive

In the list where your name appears first, select your name to access your profile page. In the External Connections section, select Connect next to OneDrive.

If you already have an account with Microsoft Live, you're ready to connect your account to your courses. Provide your email address and password and you're all set!

Create a Microsoft Live account

If you're new to Microsoft Live, you can sign up for an account directly within Blackboard Learn.

When you connect to OneDrive, select the Sign Up Now link at the bottom of the login screen. Here, you can sign up for Microsoft Live with your email account.

If you sign up for Microsoft Live with a non-Microsoft account such as Gmail or Yahoo, you have to verify your OneDrive account before Blackboard will allow the integration.

After your account is verified, use your Microsoft Live account information to integrate with your courses. The Microsoft account system asks if you agree to share information. Select Yes to continue.

Submit an assignment with OneDrive

You can use OneDrive to attach your files to an assignment.

From the assignment, select OneDrive and browse for one or more files you want to attach. The system makes a copy of each OneDrive file you upload to your assignment. The files are not linked. Any changes you make to the file outside of OneDrive don't apply to the file in OneDrive.

On small devices, you can't access OneDrive for assignments. You can use OneDrive in Bb Student.

All set? Select Submit and you’re finished!

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