OneDrive gives you 15GB of free cloud storage space for photos, music, documents and other files you want to store. Different devices such as smartphones, laptops and PCs can synchronize this data. But you might not want to import all your content to one computer. If you have limited storage space on your PC, you might only want to sync some files from your OneDrive account. This can be done quickly. In this article, we'll walk you through the entire procedure to configure OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync only certain folders.

Configure OneDrive in Windows 10 to only sync certain folders

To configure OneDrive in Windows 10 to only sync certain folders, follow this procedure step by step.

Click on the OneDrive icon at the right corner of the taskbar as the following image is showing.

As you will click the OneDrive icon, the following menu will open.

Now click the More -> Settings option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will click the Settings option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Choose folders button as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the Choose folders button, the following screen will appear.

Only check those folders which you want to sync with Windows 10. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you will click the OK button, you will get back to the previous dialogue box like this.

Click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Now only selected folders will sync with Windows 10.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to configure OneDrive in Windows 10 to only sync certain folders. It is more useful when you are having a low space on your PC or smartphones.

How to configure OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync certain folders only
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About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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