Uploading files to SkyDrive is a simple task. You can upload one or more files at one time. With the SkyDrive app, you can browse through multiple folders and select only the ones you want uploaded. When selected, the files are displayed on the bottom half of the window, in the SkyDrive list. To remove a file from that list, click or tap it.
After you select the files, click or tap Add To SkyDrive and wait for the upload to finish.
On SkyDrive, you can upload any type of files. However, official support is only provided for the following file types.
Documents saved as Portable Document Format (PDF) files, text files, Microsoft Office files of any kind, and files saved with the Open Document Format (ODF) such as those created by using LibreOffice or OpenOffice
Photos saved as the JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMR PNG, TIF, and TIFF file types
Videos saved as AVI or WMV file types
Audio files saved as WAV or MP3 file types During the upload process, progress information is shown in the upper-right corner of the SkyDrive app window.
2 items in progress..
If you click or tap it, more information about the process appears. When the upload is complete, the word Done appears.
In this exercise, you'll learn how to upload a file to SkyDrive by using the SkyDrive app.
SET Up To complete this exercise, you need the Documentl. docx file in the Chapter06 folder in your practice files. When this file is available, open the SkyDrive app and browse to the folder to which you want to upload the file.
1 Right-click somewhere in the empty space of the SkyDrive app window or swipe from the bottom edge of the window to open the contextual menu.
2 Click or tap the Upload button to open the Files window.
3 Click or tap Files and browse to where you saved the Document1.docx practice file.
4 Click or tap the Documentl. docx file to select it.
5 Click or tap the Add to SkyDrive button to start the upload procedure.
6 Wait for the upload procedure to end.
It should not take more than a few seconds.
Clean up When the upload is complete, close the SkyDrive app.
The Documment1.docx file is now uploaded to your SkyDrive.