How to Set Up OneDrive Connections

FileZilla Pro supports OneDrive Personal and OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

This feature is only available on FileZilla Pro, if you didn’t buy it yet you can buy FileZilla Pro from our Store.

Below you find a step by step guide, if you prefer you can watch our How to Upload Files to OneDrive video tutorial.

To connect to OneDrive, make sure you have the following:

  • A OneDrive account
  • Your OneDrive login details (these will usually be the same as your Microsoft login)

Configuring FileZilla Pro for OneDrive

Please follow the next steps to configure FileZilla Pro to connect to OneDrive.

  1. In the menu bar, click on File › Site Manager…. See Using Site Manager for more details.
  2. Click on New Site.
  3. Select Microsoft OneDrive from the Protocol drop down list.
  4. Optionally enter a login as a hint for Microsoft authentication.
  5. Click on Connect.
  6. FileZilla Pro launches the default browser, then you need to authenticate and grant access.
  7. Enter your credentials to continue.

  8. OneDrive asks to grant access.
  9. Click Yes.

  10. An authorization code is generated.
  11. Copy the code to the clipboard or click the Copy to clipboard button.

  12. Paste the code in the Authorization window or click the Paste from clipboard button.
  13. FileZilla Pro will check the server’s TLS certificate and display a window like this:
  14. Check the server certificate details displayed – Common name should include

    Click OK.

  15. Your OneDrive directories and files will be displayed in the Remote directories section of the main window.

    If your OneDrive account is a personal OneDrive account you will see the following directories:

    • My Drives, with your personal OneDrive drives;
    • Shared with Me, with items shared with you by other users.

    If your account is OneDrive for Business account you will also see:

    • the directory Groups with your organization group drives;
    • SharePoint with your organization SharePoint drives;
    • Sites with your organization site drives

You can now transfer files between your local machine and your OneDrive account.

The video tutorial below shows how to connect to OneDrive with FileZilla Pro.

Video tutorial: How to connect to OneDrive

Related Topic:

  • How to access Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint

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