How to Save a Workbook to OneDrive – Office 365 Made Simple

When you have a file, such as a spreadsheet, that you want to access from different devices, begin by saving it to a cloud location, such as OneDrive for Business. Watch the video to see how this works on a computer running on windows. The following procedure describes how to perform this task on a computer running Windows

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With OneDrive for Business, you can save your Office documents to the cloud, and then work with them later using just about any device.

You can edit your Excel workbook later using your iPad or smartphone, so save it to OneDrive for Business.

On the File tab, then click Save As, you will see a list of possible locations.

What you are seeing in the Video is a OneDrive for Business library, once you’ve selected what location you want to have it then click save.

To find your file later, all you need to do is go to OneDrive for Business. Now that your file is saved to the cloud, you will be able to access it later using your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Try it

To save a spreadsheet to OneDrive for Business using Excel on your computer

  1. Begin with a spreadsheet open on your device. If you want to use our example spreadsheet, download it here: and then open it in Excel.
  2. In Excel 2016, choose File > Save As.
  3. In your list of locations, choose your OneDrive for Business library. If you don’t see your OneDrive for Business library listed, choose Add a Place > Office 365 SharePoint, and then sign in using your work or school account.
  4. Specify a name for the file, and then choose Save.