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How to Check the Remaining OneDrive Space on Windows 10

Oyetoke Tobi - Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Want to check the remaining OneDrive space? Do you know you check the remaining OneDrive space right away from your Windows 10 PC?

With Windows 10, you can now check your OneDrive remaining space. OneDrive which was once a poor competitor of Google Drive was integrated fully into Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft’s reducing the storage of free plans from 15 GB to just 5 GB left many upset, however you can still save a lot of files with 5 GB.

Checking the remaining space on your OneDrive has being made easier, since you can just check it directly from your Windows 10 PC. So in case you ever forget how much space you have left on your OneDrive because you want to upload a huge file. Or just want to confirm whether you’ll be able to upload a new file without reaching your limit; you can just check the OneDrive remaining space easily in Windows 10.

To do this, ensure you’ve signed in to your OneDrive account on your Windows 10. 

So click on the up arrow icon on your System Tray to show all icons. Then right-click on the OneDrive icon (which often looks like a pair of clouds) and select Settings. 



In case you can’t find the icon in the system tray, you can type “OneDrive” into the Start Menu and press enter to open it. Or press the Windows Key + R key combinations on your keyboard, then type in “onedrive” and press enter. Then head back to the system tray, right-click on the icon and select Settings.

Then OneDrive Settings menu will pop up. Click on the Account tab in the OneDrive settings menu. From there you’ll be able to see your OneDrive account information, along with how much space you’ve used and the remaining space you have left. You can also get more space by clicking on Get more storage under this entry. Of course you can move some files out of OneDrive to free up space.

In case you don’t the desktop version of OneDrive, you can just use the OneDrive app. So you have the OneDrive installed. Open the OneDrive app, and then click on the menu button (three bar icon) at the left side of the screen. Then click on Settings and select Accounts. From there you’ll also be able to see your OneDrive account information, along with how much space you’ve used and the remaining space you have left. Just make sure you sign into the app with your OneDrive account



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